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.  

  • Accounting (accounts payable);
  • Annual audits and financial reporting to the Illinois State Board of Education;
  • Budgeting and tax levy;
  • Buildings and grounds;
  • Construction and bids;
  • Extra Duty pay for teachers;
  • Financial forecasting;
  • Food services (including Free & Reduced Lunch);
  • Payroll and benefits;
  • Purchasing;
  • Rental of buildings;
  • School fees and fee waivers;
  • Transportation with Lakeside bus service.



Director of Finance & Operations
Female executive in a blue shirt and suit jacket

Mrs. Mindy Bradford 

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

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

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

Ms. Lori Nawrocki
Accounts Payable,
847-362-9695 es: 7114

Peadar Hurley dressed in a short sleeve D70 logo shirt

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

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