March 4, 2022
FHSD Community:

The District is looking for its next Chief Financial/Operating Officer. Current COO Kevin Supple announced his retirement last month. 

The CFO/COO serves as part of the Executive Cabinet leadership team and provides strategic vision and direction for the business and data processing functions of the District. The selected candidate will work with the Board of Education and administration to improve fiscal responsibility and accountability, ensuring the District remains good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. 

Given the importance of this role to the financial success of the District, we have developed a multi-step hiring process with opportunities for staff, parents and taxpayers to be involved. We hope you will consider sharing the job posting, providing input on key traits and/or volunteering to serve on an interview committee. 

Here’s how you can be involved:

  • Share the job posting with those who may be qualified for this important role and encourage them to apply by March 25. Read the job description.  

  • Identify important characteristics you believe the interview teams should be looking for; use this form to tell us what you think. 

  • Volunteer for an interview panel. Candidates will interview with a panel of patrons on April 14. If you’re interested in serving on this panel, email Kenda Herberts by March 25. The Human Resources team will conduct a random drawing to select patrons for the interview committee. Those selected will be notified by April 7.
Anticipated Search Timeline for CFO/COO:

March 25, 2022 – Application deadline
April 7, 2022 – Screening interview date for selected candidates
April 14, 2022 – Patron interview date for selected candidates
April 21, 2022 – Superintendent interview date for selected candidates
May 5, 2022 – Hire date
July 1, 2022 – Position start date