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The Business Office will work in partnership with all district and community stakeholders in order to meet and exceed the financial goals for the benefit of all students within the district.

The Business Department is responsible for all financial-related services which include: budget, tax levy, financial forecasting, payroll, accounts payable & receivable, purchasing, and vendor contracts. The Business Department also oversees other areas including transportation, food service, and facilities & maintenance. This also includes new construction. If you have any questions with regards to these areas the contact people are:


Assistant Superintendent for Business & Finance - Andrea Gorla 

Financial Accounting Manager - Cindy Carpenter (815)754-1739


Accounts Payable & Imprest Checks – Charolet Augsburg (815) 754-2287

Business and Finance Administrative Assistant - Elizabeth Guerrero (815) 754-2285

Facilities Operations Supervisor – Tammy Carson (815) 754-2951

Facilities Operations Administrative Assistant - Shannon Whitaker (815)754-2172

Financial Analyst - Mary Ann Brown (815) 754-2288

Food Service Program – Carol Warren  (815) 754-2101

Food Service Payments - Lisa Ruiz (815) 754-2102

Payroll – Beverly Stone (815) 754-2286

Student Fees – Donna Cerny (815) 754-2340

Transportation – Brenda Jergens (815) 754-2199


District Committee Related to Finance and Facilities

Finance Facilities Advisory Committee (FFAC) (Newly Formed Committee)- Meeting at least monthly (or more often, when necessary), the Facilities Planning Committee helps evaluate the facilities needs of the district. This group prepared the Ten Year Master Facility Plan (2007-2017) that was approved by the Board of Education in the spring of 2007. Meetings are held when needed at various locations.  

Former Committees:

Citizens Financial Advisory Committee(CFAC)

Facilities Planning Committee(FPC)

De Kalb School District 428 Dr. James Briscoe, Superintendent 901 S. 4th St. De Kalb, IL. 60115 (815) 754-2350 En Espanol (815) 754-2102 fax (815) 758-6933
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