Finance & Business

Benefits Fair

Annually, the Finance Department coordinates an Employee Benefit Fair. Over twenty vendors and insurance providers attend. This event provides an excellent opportunity for staff to meet benefit providers, get questions answered and enter drawings for some great prizes.

About

The Business/Finance Department performs the following functions in support of District operations:

  • Coordinates the development of District budget to include forecasting enrollment, revenue and expenditures
  • Records District financial transactions in accordance with Federal, State and District regulations
  • Prepares monthly financial reports
  • Oversees receipt and deposit of cash throughout the District
  • Manages investment transactions through the Adams County Treasurer’s Office
  • Provides fiscal reporting and other financial information to District, the Public and the State and Federal Agencies
  • Provides grant accounting and reporting
  • Issues payments to suppliers for goods and services, and to employees for reimbursement of travel and expense reimbursements
  • Manages Accounts Receivable
  • Acts as the District liaison to the Washington State Auditor’s Office
  • Manages risk through the School Insurance Association of Washington (SIAW) insurance pool.

Department Contacts

Amy Suarez, Fiscal Coordinator, ext. 1007,
amysuarez@othelloschools.org

Anji Garza, Assistant Fiscal Coordinator, ext. 1004, 
anjigarza@othelloschools.org

Aurora Martinez, Payroll/Benefits, ext. 1006,
amartinez@othelloschools.org

Gina Bullis, Assistant Superintendent,
gbullis@othelloschools.org

Lori Taff, Accounts Payable/Payroll, ext. 1005,
ltaff@othelloschools.org

Marissa Garza, Administrative Assistant, ext 1015,
marissagarza@othelloschools.org

Sandra Villarreal, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent, ext. 1003,
svillarreal@othelloschools.org

Sheree Cantu, Administrative Assistant/Dining Service Support, ext 1001,
scantu@othelloschools.org

Vicky Garza, Human Resource Administrative Assistant, ext. 1002, 
victoriagarza@othelloschools.org