Finance and Information Systems

 The Finance, Informations Systems and Quality Control (FISQA) Service Area provides the following services:

Description of Job Functions

 

ASSOCIATE SUPERINTENDENT OF FINANCE:

 

BOB NARDI

               * PHONE : 906-226-5106 EMAIL: bnardi(at)maresa.org

               * Service Area Leader, Financial Planning, Financial Legislation

 

ADMINISTRATORS:

 

ACCOUNTING – CHRIS VALIMA

               * PHONE : 906-226-5119 EMAIL: cvalima(at)maresa.org

               * Accounting, Accounts Payable and Payroll Manager, Shared Business Services

 

GRANTS – RENE COPE

               * PHONE : 906-226-5103 EMAIL: rcope(at)maresa.org

               * Grants Administration and Fiscal Agent Grants Oversight

 

INFORMATION SYSTEMS – STEPHANIE ABATA

               * PHONE : 906-226-5167 EMAIL: sabata(at)maresa.org

               * Center for Educational Performance and Information (CEPI), Medicaid 

                  Coordination and Training

 

FINANCE STAFF:

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE – AMANDA GOHL

               * PHONE : 906-226-5112 EMAIL: agohl(at)maresa.org

               * Accounts Payable for MARESA and Districts with Shared Business Services

 

GRANTS ASSISTANT – LUCY KLEMME

               * PHONE : 906-226-5110 EMAIL: lklemme(at)maresa.org

               * Grants Assistant and State Fiscal Agent Grants Coordinator

 

PAYROLL – BETH KRZNARICH

               * PHONE : 906-226-5108 EMAIL: bkrznarich(at)maresa.org

               * Payroll for MARESA and Districts with Shared Business Services

                  Accounts Receivable and Health Insurance

 

PUPIL ACCOUNTING – MEGAN BROWN

               * PHONE : 906-226-5115 EMAIL: mbrown(at)maresa.org

               * Pupil Accounting Audits and Training, State Continuing Education Clock Hours

                 (SCECH) Coordinator

 

FACILITY MAINTENANCE:

 

FACILITIES – RYAN BOSLEY

               * PHONE : 906-226-5164 EMAIL: rbosley(at)maresa.org

               * Overall Facility Maintenance, Conference Room Setup, Building Security and

                  Safety, Overnight Parking Lot Availability

 

FACILITIES – JIM GOUGH

               * PHONE : 906-226-5122 EMAIL: jgough(at)maresa.org

               * Overall Facility Maintenance, Conference Room Setup, Building Security and

                  Safety, Overnight Parking Lot Availability

 


 

 

The FISQA Finance Services section offers assistance to schools in a variety of areas:
 
  • Act 18 Reimbursement for Special Education
  • Audits
  • Budget Strategy
  • Business Office Technical and General Assistance
  • Driver License Record Checks
  • Medicaid Outreach Administration and Payments
  • State Reports
  • Student Accounting Services
  • Shared Business Services
    • Accounts Payable / Receivables
    • Audit Assistance
    • Business Management Services
    • Financial Information Database (FID) reporting
    • General Ledger
      • 1022 Accounting Manual Implementation and Support
    • Payroll
    • State and Federal Reporting

The Finance office also provides grant administration and pupil accounting services including:
 
  • Fiscal Agent for the State
    • Michigan Transition Outcomes Project (MI-TOP)
    • Center for Educational Networking (CEN)
    • State Performance Plan (SPP)
  • MARESA Local, State and Federal Grants Administration
    • Cash Requests
    • Collaboration with Project Directors
    • Grant Budget Preparation
    • Flowthrough Agent for State and Federal Grants
    • Maintenance of Effort Monitoring
    • Periodic Reporting to Agencies
  • Pupil Accounting
    • Collaborative Schools of Choice
    • Local Educational Agencies (LEA)
      • Field and Desk Audits
    • Spring and Fall Counts
The Finance office also has responsibility for the following internal MARESA functions:
 
  • MARESA
    • Facility Maintenance
      • Energy Management
    • Security and Emergency Planning

 
The FISQA information systems area provides the following services:
 
  • Assistance to Local School Districts
  • Branch of the State Department of Education
  • Mandated State and Federal Data Training and Reporting
    • Financial Information Data (FID)
    • Registry of Educational Personnel (REP)
    • Educational Entity Master (EEM)
    • School Infrastructure Database (SID)
    • Michigan Student Data System (MSDS)
    • Teacher Student Data Linkage (TSDL)
    • Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC)
    • Days and Clock Hours (D/CH)
    • Non-Public School Personnel Report (NPSPR)
    • Title I Supplemental Educational Services (SES)
    • Graduation and Dropout Review
  • Medicaid Fee for Service Training and Reporting
  • Michigan Department of Education State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECH, formerly SBCEU's)


 
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