Finance, Informations Systems, and Quality ASSURANCE (FISQA)

Description of Job Functions

 

ASSOCIATE SUPERINTENDENT OF FINANCE:

 

Position is Currently Vacant

  • Phone: (906) 226-5106
  • Email: TBD
  • Service Area Leader, Financial Planning, Financial Legislation

 

ADMINISTRATORS:

 

Accounting – Chris Valima

  • Phone: (906) 226-5119
  • Email: cvalima@maresa.org
  • Accounting, Accounts Payable and Payroll Manager, Shared Business Services

 

Grants - Rene Cope

  • Phone: (906) 226-5103
  • Email: rcope@maresa.org
  • Grants Administration and Fiscal Agent Grants Oversight

 

Information Systems - Stephanie Abata

  • Phone: (906) 226-5167
  • Email: sabata@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@maresa.org
  • Accounts Payable for MARESA and Districts with Shared Business Services

 

Grants Assistant - Lucy Carlton

  • Phone: (906) 226-5110
  • Email: lcarlton@maresa.org
  • Grants Assistant and State Fiscal Agent Grants Coordinator

 

Payroll - Beth Krznarich

  • Phone: (906) 226-5108
  • Email: bkrznarich@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@maresa.org
  • Pupil Accounting Audits and Training, State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECH) Coordinator

 

FACILITY MAINTENANCE:

 

Facilities - Rick Christensen

  • Phone: (906) 226-5164
  • Email: rchristensen@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@maresa.org
  • Overall Facility Maintenance, Conference Room Setup, Building Security and Safety, Overnight Parking Lot Availability

 

The FISQA Service Area provides the following services:

 

  • 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

    • Flow Through 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

  • Internal MARESA Functions

    • Facility Maintenance

      • Energy Management

    • Security and Emergency Planning

  • Assistance to Local School Districts

    • 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 

  • 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)

  • 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)

 

 

MARESA State Mandated Reporting Information

 

 

External Websites and Related Information

 

Michigan School Business Officials

Michigan Association of Intermediate Administrators

Michigan Association of School Administrators

Michigan Department of Education

Michigan Educational Information System (MEIS)

Michigan Electronic Grants System (MEGS)

Michigan Pupil Accounting and Auditing Association

Michigan Center for Performance, Education and Information (CEPI)