Frenship ISD announced that Lela Vela, FISD director of finance, has been picked as a 2022 Rise Award recipient by the Texas Association of College Company Officers.

Vela is one of only seven public education and learning directors throughout the condition of Texas to obtain the award this 12 months, in accordance to a information launch from the district.



Vela and the other recipients of the Increase Award ended up selected based on their management attributes, achievements, and their desire to continue rising their career. The award also recognizes the recipients as long run leaders who are on the increase in the college company neighborhood and job.

Vela has been with the Frenship household for 10 many years, serving in different roles within the Frenship ISD Business Workplace together with Accountant, Coordinator of Accounting, and now Director of Finance. Not only is Vela an lively member of TASBO, earning their optimum certification of Registered Texas University Company Administrator, but she also participates in several community and Frenship committees and serves as a mentor to younger company pros and pupils.

“For the previous 10 yrs, Mrs. Vela has been an inspiration and guiding force in the budgeting, accounting, and economical functions for Frenship ISD,” claimed Frenship ISD Assistant Superintendent Main Economic Officer Farley Reeves. “She has delivered masterful leadership to the district community in developing seem budgeting strategies, furnishing economic guidance, education and learning, and fantastic help to all stakeholders.”

As a Rise Award receiver, Vela was honored in entrance of university company leaders throughout Texas at the 2022 TASBO Engage Conference Awards Luncheon. Vela claims she was humbled to receive the honor, and she is thrilled to carry on growing as a leader to improved serve Frenship ISD.

“My need is to continue on to acquire and mature myself and my coworkers with a collaborative surroundings, a coronary heart for support, and a scholar-centered way of thinking,” stated Vela. “The sum of education, assist, and aid we can supply to campus workers and central workplace team is paramount in purchase to make it possible for them to focus on what they need to have to target on, our pupils. I hope to foster this state of mind and use it to improve our leaders who want to serve in education.”

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