Business Office

The Business Office is committed to promoting and facilitating excellence in relevant and reliable fiscal management, reporting and services to internal and external stakeholders so we can direct all available resources to our students.

Primary Focus of the Business Office is to Ensure:
  • Fiscal responsibility and accountability
  • Programs that provide options to meet the needs of all students
  • A focus on future challenges
  • Effective and open communication
  • Meaningful financial information and transparency
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Accountability and compliance with laws, regulations, contracts, and agreements
Functions of the Business Office in Support of District Operations:
  • Coordinate the development of the District budget to include forecasting enrollment, revenue, and expenditures
  • Record District financial transactions in accordance with Federal, State, and District regulations
  • Prepare monthly financial reports
  • Oversee receipt and deposit of cash throughout the District
  • Manage investment transactions through the Kittitas County Treasurer's Office
  • Provide fiscal reporting and other financial information to District, the public, and State and Federal agencies
  • Provide grant accounting and reporting
  • Issue payments to suppliers for goods and services, and to employees for reimbursement of travel and expenses
  • Manage Accounts Receivable
  • Act as the District liaison to the Washington State Auditor's Office
  • Manage risk through the School Insurance Association of Washington (SIAW) insurance pool

Brian Aiken

Executive Director of Business Services

Angela Garrett-Gordon

Fiscal Assistant

Tiffany Larsen

Payroll Officer

Kari Ponchene

Accounts Payable/Purchasing Officer

Brittany Rumpf

Fiscal Assistant

Paige Sorensen

Accounting, Purchasing, and Payroll Director