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Business Services


The Business Services Division provides the proper budget management, resources, and physical environment that support the District.  It is made up of the following Departments: 

To see the staff of Child Nutrition, Graphic Arts, and MOT, click their links above. 

Below is the staff of the CBO's Office, Fiscal Services, and Student Information Systems.


Bryan Richards, Chief Business Official

(510) 818-4115


Responsible for all phases of Business Services in the district, including:  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.


Sarah Wilson, Administrative Assistant

(510) 818-4115


Administrative support to the Chief Business Official; contracts/agreements; facility use permits; developer fees; risk management; insurance; archives


Kim Lola, Director of Fiscal Services

(510) 818-4116


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


Carol McElhaney, Budget & Position Manager

(510) 818-4117


Oversees payroll and position control


Liz Cesco, District Accountant

(510) 818-4123


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


Jayne Billmann, Account Technician (Accounts Payable)

(510) 818-4121


Pays vendor warrants; check requests; reimbursements; petty cash


Stella Sung, Account Technician (Accounts Receivable)

(510) 818-4133


Deposits; donations; cash receipts; utilities accounting; purchasing requisition review/approval


Kathi Cyphers, Payroll Technician

(510) 818-4118


Payroll for employee last names starting with A - K


Mary Grundmann, Payroll Technician

(510) 818-4119


Payroll for employee last names starting with L - Z


David Mellons, Software Support Specialist

(510) 818-4199


Student Information Systems; CALPADS reporting