School District Services

Key Service Areas

AB 1200-FISCAL OVERSIGHT

This service area monitors the financial and budgetary activities of school districts.

Mary Hart, Deputy Superintendent, Business (831) 466-5602
Rebecca Olker, Senior Director, Fiscal Services (831) 466-5630

Support Staff:
Elaine Bungo, Financial Analyst (831) 466-5620
Anna Seymour, Financial Analyst (831) 466-5622

APPORTIONMENTS

This service area records school district revenue apportioned by the California Department of Education.

Rebecca Olker, Senior Director, Fiscal Services (831) 466-5630

Support Staff:
Elizabeth Heimsoth, Account Specialist (831) 466-5623

ATTENDANCE REPORTS – ADA (Average Daily Attendance)

This service area provides assistance to school districts and compiles student enrollment and ADA reports.

Rebecca Olker, Senior Director, Fiscal Services (831) 466-5630

Support Staff:
Elaine Bungo, Financial Analyst (831) 466-5620

BUDGET AND FINANCIAL REPORTS

This service area coordinates and assists school districts in the development of annual budgets and the completion of year-end financial reports.

Rebecca Olker, Senior Director, Fiscal Services (831) 466-5630

Support Staff:
Elaine Bungo, Financial Analyst (831) 466-5620
Anna Seymour, Financial Analyst (831) 466-5622

CASH RECONCILIATION

This service area records various accounting transactions for school districts.

Rebecca Olker, Senior Director, Fiscal Services (831) 466-5630

Support Staff:
Elaine Bungo, Financial Analyst (831) 466-5620
Elizabeth Heimsoth, Account Specialist (831) 466-5623
Anna Seymour, Financial Analyst (831) 466-5622
Kirk Osborn, Account Specialist (831) 466-5624

CHARTER SCHOOL SUPPORT

This service area provides assistance to Charter Schools on fiscal-related matters and may also provide payroll and budgetary-related services as part of service agreements.

Mary Hart, Deputy Superintendent, Business (CBO) (831) 466-5602
Rebecca Olker, Senior Director, Fiscal Services (831) 466-5630
Melissa Lopez, Director, Fiscal Services (831) 466-5616
Janice Berven, Account Specialist (831) 466-5632

COMMERCIAL WARRANTS

This service area reviews and approves vendor payments for school districts.

Melissa Lopez, Director, Fiscal Services (831) 466-5616

Support Staff:
Sonora Piumarta, Account Specialist IV (831) 466-5626

DEVELOPER FEES

This service area receives revenue for developer fees for school districts and forwards the deposits to the County Treasurer’s Office.

Rebecca Olker, Senior Director, Fiscal Services (831) 466-5630

Support Staff:
Sonora Piumarta, Account Specialist IV (831) 466-5626

TECHNOLOGY-BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS

This service area assists the business users in every school district in Santa Cruz County by operating and supporting a fully integrated, automated business software system which provides payroll, accounts payable, purchasing, budgeting and other financial services.

Monica Beverly, Manager, Technology-Business Information Systems (831) 466-5881

Support Staff:
Jody Belgard, Senior Systems Support Liaison (831) 466-5885
Cathy Carr, Systems Support Liaison (831) 466-5884
Guadalupe Rodriguez, Systems Support Liaison (831) 466-5883

JOINT POWERS AGREEMENTS (JPA) ACCOUNTING

This service area records accounting transactions and develops financial reports for the Property and Liability, Health, and Workers Compensation programs which are administered by the County Office.

Mary Hart, Deputy Superintendent, Business (CBO) (831) 466-5602

Support Staff:
Elaine Bungo, Financial Analyst (831) 466-5620

PAYROLL

This service area reviews, approves, and processes payrolls for the 10 school districts in our county.

Lucinda Pappani, Manager, Payroll Support Services – Retirement (831) 466-5618

Melissa Lopez, Manager, Payroll Support Manager (831) 466-5616

Support Staff:
Janice Berven, Account Specialist (831) 466-5613
Nikolette Cendreda, Account Specialist IV (831) 466-5610
Jaclyn Fruzza, Account Specialist IV (831) 466-5615
Jenny Im, Account Specialist IV (831) 466-5612
Rith Mean-Hill, Account Specialist IV (831) 466-5611

Internal Payroll (COE Employees)
Jaclyn Fruzza, Account Specialist IV (831) 466-5615
Robin Beall, COE Benefits (831) 466-5614
Michelle Sossoyan-Rix, Payroll Support (831) 466-5603

External Payroll (District Support)
Nikolette Cendreda, Payroll Audit (831) 466-5610
Rith Mean-Hill, Payroll Audit (831) 466-5611
Janice Berven, Payroll Taxes (831) 466-5613
Jenny Im, CalPERS/CalSTRS Retirement (831) 466-5612

REVENUE DEPOSITS

This service area records revenues received by the school districts and forwards to the County Treasurer’s Office for deposit in district accounts.

Rebecca Olker, Senior Director, Fiscal Services (831) 466-5630

Support Staff:
Elizabeth Heimsoth, Account Specialist (831) 466-5623

SCHOOL BASED MEDI-CAL ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIVITIES

This service area provides Medi-cal Administrative activities program training, coordination, and claims to local school districts in a four-county region.

Mary Hart, Deputy Superintendent, Business (CBO) (831) 466-5602

Support Staff:
Tina Reger, Project Coordinator, SMAA/LEC (831) 466-5634