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 Department of Business Services also handles fiscal services for the Norris Recreation Center.

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 Board of Education.

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, Summer Camp Web Store, Student Accidents, Student Insurance, Certificates of Insurance, General Liability Insurance Claims, and Activity Accounts Reconciliation
LeeAnn Molitor Food Service, Free and Reduced Lunch, Accounts Receivable, Out-of-District Tuition, and Athletic Imprest Reconciliation
Lonnie Gridley 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
Debbie McCarthy Accounts Payable, Grants, Staff Travel and Procurement Cards
Karen Biddle Accounts Payable, Mail, Student Fee and Returned Check Collections, Annual District Wide Stationery Order and Annual District-Wide Paper Order

Contact information can be found in the District Staff Directory.