JPS Appoints Director of Finance & Business Affairs

The Jamestown Board of Education appointed Vernon D. Connors as the new Director of Finance & Business Affairs at the August 4th board meeting.

Mr. Connors brings over 20 years of experience in school business administration. He previously served as the Budget Director for the Rochester City School District where he was responsible for all aspects of financial management including: budget development and monitoring, financial reporting to the Board of Education, and filing New York State Aid reports.  Mr. Connors served as the Business Administrator for the Lansing Central School District supervising the Business Office, Transportation, Maintenance and Food Services departments.  He also held the position of District Treasurer for the Brockport Central School District and was the Business Manager for Bishop Kearney High School.

“We are thrilled to secure the services of a business official with such broad experience,” said Superintendent Tim O. Maims.  “Having someone able to hit the ground running in a district this size will help us continue our tradition of sound fiscal management.”

Mr. Connors received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Toledo and Certificate of Advanced Study in School Business Administration from SUNY College at Brockport. He holds New York State Certification as a School Business Administrator and is a member of the New York State Association of School Business Officials (NYSASBO).

Mr. Connors is an active member of the Peace of Christ Parish in Rochester, NY where he served on Parish Council from 2012 to 2015. He is currently the Financial Secretary for the Knights of Columbus Ascension Council #15638. In addition, he has served many years as an adult leader for Cub Scout and Boy Scout troops. Mr. Connors is married to Mary (McAuley) Connors, and has three children: Michael, Sarah, and Danny.

“I am very excited to join the administrative team at Jamestown,” said Mr. Connors. “I look forward to helping the district to deliver excellent programs in a cost effective manner so that all of our students can receive a high quality education.”

posted on 08/05/2015 - filed under: Board of Education, Community, Spotlight, Staff