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New Board Member

Please contact our office if you have interst in being on the NMASBO Board in the future.

Chad returned to Roswell to work in several positions within the Accounting Department of the community’s world leading premium-quality cheese manufacturer and subsequently accepted a Staff Accountant position with a well-established and locally owned full service public accounting firm. Chad received the benefit of exceptional mentorship and experience from community professionals while working in the areas of Business Administration and Cost, Financial and Fund Accounting. He later attended Regis University’s College for Professional Studies of Denver, CO, received a Master of Business Administration-Finance and Accounting degree, and graduated with honors.

Chad began his professional career with the Roswell Independent School District in 2005, as the School District’s Grants Accountant and Charter School Business Manager. Chad joined the School District’s Administrative Leadership team in 2009, after accepting the position of Chief Financial Officer for the community’s schools. He accepted additional responsibility for the management and oversight of the School District’s Operations and Support Services functions in 2012. He has held and maintained a Professional School Business Officials License, issued by the State of New Mexico, since 2005. Chad is an active member of the New Mexico Association of School Business Officials, and is proud of the history of leadership, expertise, collaboration, problem solving, innovation and support that the Association and its members have contributed to each other, the State, our schools and their students, within the areas of public school Finance, Budget and Business Administration.

NMASBO welcomes our new Board Member to represent Region 4.

Job Title: Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations

Job Description: Development, management and oversight of school district Budget, Finance, Procurement, Transportation, Contracts, Maintenance, Construction, Support Services and Food Service operations

Chad Cole is a native of Southeast New Mexico and a product of the Roswell Schools. He served in the New Mexico Army National Guard, while working and attending Eastern New Mexico University of Portales, NM, where he received his Bachelor of Business Administration Accounting & Business Administration degree. As a Senior Gunner with the 1st of the 200th Air Defense Artillery Battalion, Sergeant Cole served for five years, qualified to compete among the U.S. Army’s annual “Air Defense” Top-Gun competition group, recorded a direct-hit during competition live fire missile exercises, and received the U.S. Army metals of Achievement and Expert Marksman designations, prior to receiving honorable discharge for the completion of his Military service.

Chad Cole, Roswell Independent Schools