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Chief Financial Officer named (posted 5/9/17)

Anna Munson Anna Munson will be the next Chief Financial Officer for Columbia Public Schools. Munson's hiring was approved by the Board of Education at its regular meeting on May 8. Ms. Munson will be replacing Linda Quinley, who will retire from Columbia Public Schools at the end of the current school year.
 
Ms. Munson has been the chief financial officer at Riverview Gardens School District in the St. Louis area since 2014. In addition to her current position at Riverview Gardens, she has more than 14 years of business and financial management experience in education. She was the executive director for federal grants at St. Louis Public Schools for seven years. She also spent seven years with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as the director of business management for the Missouri Schools for the Severely Disabled and as a supervisor for compliance in special education.
 
Ms. Munson holds a master's degree in business administration from Stephens College.