Business Office

  • The Department of Financial Affairs for the Cheltenham School District is responsible for the administration, management and compliance of District financial services.  These responsibilities include the preparation, presentation, monitoring and reporting of the annual District budget; preparation of annual financial statements; payroll administration; benefit administration; accounts receivable and payable; purchasing and receiving; management of debt service and investments and monitoring of capital assets; and financial oversight of federal and state programs.  The Department also provides oversight of the Food Services and Transportation Department. 

Most Recent Finance Committee Meeting

  • Finance Committee Presentation June 2024

    With co-chair Daniel Shultz presiding, the Finance Committee convened for its monthly meeting in person and via video conferencing on Tuesday, June 11. The committee reviewed (a) interim year-to-date financial statements through the month of May; (b) estimated financial results for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2024, presented as a statement of change in net assets; and (c) the proposed final budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2024, and ending June 30, 2025.  The proposed budget included a proposed 1.46% real estate tax increase to help fund projected deficits. The budget will be approved on June 25, 2024, at 7 p.m. through a special meeting held virtually and at the district administrative office. The next Financial Affairs Committee meeting is Tuesday, August 6. Video>> 

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Contact Us

Joshua Sweigard
Director of Business Services
(215) 886-9500 x6074 
Nelson Matos
Assistant Director of Business Services
(215) 886-9500 x6302 
Katie Brett
Administrative Assistant
(215) 886-9500 x6342 
Patricia Tancredi
Payroll Specialist
(215) 886-9500 x6305 
Katie McKeegan
Accounts Payable Specialist
(215) 886-9500 x6304 
Melissa Akerley
Accounting Specialist
(215) 886-9500 x6341 
Mike Oswald
(215) 886-9500 x6337 
Benefits Questions
(215) 886-9500 x6303 
Chris Hood
(215) 886-9500 x6337