Finance & Operations

The Finance and Operations Department manages District 70's financial and accounting responsibilities. The department also oversees operations of the schools and the district office, construction projects, along with food service and student bus transportation.  

  • Payroll (including teacher extra duty pay and substitute pay);
  • Purchasing;
  • Accounts Payable;
  • Bookkeeping;
  • Financial forecasting;
  • Budgeting and tax levy;
  • Annual audits and financial reporting to the Illinois State Board of Education;
  • Buildings and grounds;
  • Construction and bids;
  • Rental of buildings;
  • Food services (including Free & Reduced Lunch);
  • School fees and fee waivers;
  • Transportation with Lakeside bus service.



A Look Inside Finance & Facilities with D70 Leaders

Assistant Supt. of Finance & Operations
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Mrs. Stacey Bachar 

Department Staff:
Mrs. Barb Bowlby
Business Services Coordinator 
847-362-9695 ex: 7121

Mrs. Maureen Santi
Payroll & Benefits Specialist 
847-362-9695 ex: 7107 

Mrs. Kristen Sebring, 
Process Improvement Coordinator
847-362-9695 ex: 7122

Mrs. Cheryl Carroll 
Accounts Payable,
847-362-9695 ex: 7114

Ms. Lori Nawrocki
ERC Receptionist


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Mr. Peadar Hurley
Director of Facilities & Operations
847-362-9020 ex: 4190

Mrs. Lorena De Lira
Administrative Assistant
847-362-9020  ex: 4191