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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.

Department Directory

Bryan Richards


Chief Business Official



Laura Johnson


Administrative Assistant



Noreen Bastian


Director, Fiscal Services



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; supervision of accounting; payroll; information services; maintenance; operations transportation; child nutrition services; purchasing; warehouse; graphic arts; child care; 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; facilities use booking; developer fees; risk management and student insurance.


Noreen Bastian, Director of Fiscal Services

(510) 818-4116

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


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