Business Services

Business Services

Responsibilities of the Department of Business Services include many aspects of financial planning for the District, including budgeting, the annual tax levy, investments, and financial reporting.  The department consists of three areas, including:

  • Accounts Payable which handles purchasing, receiving, invoice payments and contracts
  • Payroll which handles payroll processing for all District employees, as well as employee pension and retirement benefits
  • The District's insurance coverage and many aspects of the Food Service Program, including the State of Illinois Free and Reduced Lunch program.

The goal of the department is to increase student achievement by providing financial support to staff and students of the District as directed by the School Board.

Who to contact:

Business Office Administration
Seth Chapman Assistant Superintendent and Chief Financial Officer
Melissa Maeder Business Services Supervisor
Wendy Sedwick Administrative Assistant to Assistant Superintendent, District Web Store, Student Accidents, Insurance, Certificates of Insurance, General Liability Insurance Claims, Activity Accounts Reconciliation and Procurement Cards
LeeAnn Molitor Food Service, Free and Reduced Lunch, Accounts Receivable, Out-of-District Tuition, and Athletic Imprest Reconciliation
Contact Lonnie Gridley in Human Resources  Workers Compensation
Vicki Gilbertson District Payroll (CERTIFIED STAFF)
Debbie Walker District Payroll (SUPPORT STAFF), 403B's, & Direct Deposit
Accounts Payable
Chris Ianno Lead Accounts Payable and School Specialty
Sharon Wlezien  Accounts Payable, Grants, and Staff Travel
Karen Biddle Accounts Payable, Mail, Student Fee and Returned Check Collections, and Annual District Wide Stationery Order

Contact information can be found in the District Staff Directory.