Support Services

Key Services Areas:
County Office Program Services

SUPPORT SERVICES

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

FACILITIES AND OPERATIONS

George Lopez, Director, Maintenance, Operations and Facilities, (831) 466-5605

Amy Rice, Senior Administrative Secretary, (831) 466-5606

Support Staff:
Brian Sluggett, Maintenance Specialist/Operations
David Allen, Maintenance/Custodian
Chris Chames, Maintenance/Custodian
Jimmy Griffin, Maintenance/Custodian
Neal Harris, Maintenance/Custodian
Edgar Herrera, Maintenance/Custodian
Michael Smith, Maintenance/Custodian
Elias Tapia, Maintenance/Custodian

This service area coordinates the usage and maintenance of County Office facilities and school sites for Alternative Education and Special Education Programs.

INTERNAL ACCOUNTING

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

This service area records the accounting transactions for programs operated by the County Office of Education.

PAYROLL/RETIREMENT

Payroll
Stephany Rice, Payroll Support Manager (831) 466-5617

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

Support Staff:
Robin Beall, Senior Account Specialist, Benefits (831) 466-5614
Vanessa Aromin, Account Specialist IV (831) 466-5631
Nikolette Cendreda, Account Specialist IV (831) 466-5610
Jaclyn Fruzza, Account Specialist IV (831) 466-5615
Rith Mean-Hill, Account Specialist IV (831) 466-5611
Michele Rix, Account Specialist IV (831) 466-5603

This service area reviews, approves, and processes the payroll for County Office employees.

PRINT SHOP

George Lopez, Director, Maintenance, Operations and Facilities (831) 466-5605

This service area supports the office operations in large copying, printing documents, flyers, booklets, etc.

PURCHASING

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

Support Staff:
Kirk Osborn, Account Specialist (831) 466-5624

This service area purchases supplies and equipment for County Office programs.

SCHOOL BASED MEDI-CAL ADMIN ACTIVITIES

Tina Reger, Project Coordinator, SMAA Phone: (831) 466-5634 FAX: (831) 466-5635

TECHNOLOGY-BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Monica Beverly, Manager, 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

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.

If you are a district of County Office employee and:

  • You are having a problem logging on to the HP mainframe (CLIFF)
  • You want detailed information on using the Monarch product
  • You want to view the Information Technology calendar
  • You need information on how to set up a new user
  • You would like guidance on using Digital Schools

WAREHOUSE

George Lopez, Director, Maintenance, Operations and Facilities (831) 466-5605

This service area supports the entire office operations in the receiving, inventory, distribution, and disposal of goods.