The Department of Business Services oversees the development and management of the district's budget. The department works closely with county and state agencies in order to ensure all regulations are adhered to. The district also conducts an annual audit using an independent firm for this purpose. The annual budget is presented to the Board each June for adoption.
Before joining BUSD Dr. Kim was the Director of Business and Operations in the School of Business and Economic at Sonoma State University, Financial Manager with The University of California, Davis and in Information and Educational Technology with UC Davis Health System. Chris holds a Doctor of Education and Masters of Business Administration degrees from California State University, Sacramento as well as his Bachelor of Arts from University of California, Davis.
Phone 542 -5197 ext 7
Vanessa Beckett moved to Sonoma County from San Diego in 2013 and has been with BUSD since early 2016. She has earned two separate degrees in Accounting and Business. Since 2008 she has worked in large school districts serving in the Payroll, APY and Budget departments. Prior to 2008, she worked as a Finance Assistant to the Controller for a nonprofit organization which served the education field. Currently, she is in progress of completing Sonoma County Office of Education’s Payroll Certification program.
Accounts Payable / Receptionist
Phone: 542-5197 ext 1
Teresa Gomez joined BUSD in summer 2016. She has worked as a loan officer, customer service manager, and credit manager among a variety of other jobs. These have all benefited her in her current position as our bilingual receptionist/Accounts Payable Clerk.
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