About Business Services

  • The Business Department is committed to maximize the educational experience of all students in the district through sound fiscal management.  The departments mission is to ensure compliance with statutes and auditing standards, provide exceptional customer service, work collaboratively with all departments and administration to provide necessary resources to facilitate teaching and learning.

    The essential functions of the department includes district functions of accounting, maintenance, transportation, construction, and food service.  Direct all financial aspects of the district including, budgeting, computing tax rates, auditing, annual financial reporting, insurance programs, elections, facilities, bond programs, and collective bargaining.

Business Services Contacts

  •     Director of Business Services 
         Tim Leedy 
        Finance Manager 
         Aracely Soto
        Accounting/Purchasing Tech
         James Swierat
        Accounts Payable  
         Stephanie Bastin

Excellence in Financial Reporting


    The Balsz School district has been awarded annually since 1995 two Certificates of Excellence in Reporting.  One is from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) and the other is from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). The Certificate of Achievement in Excellence in Financial Reporting is a voluntary, nationally recognized program sponsored by ASBO to foster excellence in the preparation and issuance of school financial reports.

        ASB Certificate                 GFOA Certificate        
    ASBO Certificate FY12                     GFOA Certificate FY12
    ASBO Certificate FY13                     GFOA Certificate FY13
                  ASBO Certificate FY14                        GFOA Certificate FY14 
                  ASBO Certificate FY15                      GFOA Certificate FY15