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Business Services


Business Services Division is made up of the following Departments:  Fiscal Services, Maintenance, Operation, and Transportation, Child Nutrition, Information Technology and Graphic Arts.  The Division  provides  proper budget management, resources and the physical environment that supports the education community of the District.


Bryan Richards

Chief Business Official


Laura Johnson

Administrative Assistant


Noreen Bastian

Director, Fiscal Services


Connie Lu

Budget & Position Manager


Kim Lola

District Accountant


Stella Sung

Acct. Tech. – Accounts Payable


Liz Cesco

Acct. Tech. – Accounts Receivable


Samantha Rivas

Payroll Tech., A-K


Mary Grundmann

Payroll Tech., L-Z


About the Staff

Bryan Richards, Chief Business Official

(510) 818-4115

Responsible for all phases of Business Services in the district.  Responsibilities include:  financial planning and budgeting; maintenance; operations transportation; child nutrition services; warehouse; graphic arts; capital projects including school contruction and modernization; property and risk management; school safety grants; safety and disaster preparedness.


Laura Johnson, Administrative Assisant

(510) 818-4115

Administrative support to the Chief Business Official; contracts; lease agreements; archives; facility use permits; developer fees; risk management and student insurance.


Noreen Bastian, Director of Fiscal Services

(510) 818-4116

Oversees business services department; budget; purchasing; payroll; bank reconciliation; accounts payable; journal and cash transfers.


Connie Lu, Budget & Position Manager

(510) 818-4117

Manages the budget and position control for the district.


Kim Lola, District Accountant

(510) 818-818-4123

Pupil attendance accounting; benefits accounting; retiree benefits; general accounting functions.


Stella Sung, Accounts Payable

(510) 818-4121

Paying vendor warrants; vendor reconciliation; petty cash


Liz Cesco, Accounts Receivable

(510) 818-4133

 Cash receipts; utilities accounting; purchasing requisition review/approval