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

  • Financial Affairs Presentation January 2022

    With co-chair Dan Schultz presiding, Financial Affairs convened via video conferencing on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022. The agenda included an update on the 21-22 budget, and reviews of the June 30, 2021, audit progress and 22-23 budget and budget calendar.  The board discussed the need to approve an Act 1 opt out resolution, which will require the board to stay within the Act 1 index of 3.4 percent for the 22-23 budget. This resolution will need to be adopted at the Legislative meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022. The board reviewed the presentation from acting business manager Chuck Linderman, and had questions regarding healthcare and special education costs, and the need to review the fund balance for last year and projection for this year. The next Financial Affairs meeting is Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022. Video>

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Contact Us

Open Position
Director of Business Services
(215) 886-9076 
Lieu Kim
Assistant Director
(215) 881-6302 
Katie Brett
Administrative Assistant
Patrick O'Neill
Payroll Questions
(215) 881-6305 
Aaron Bell
Accounts Payable Clerk
(215) 881-6304 
Melissa Akerley
Accounting Specialist
Mike Oswald
(215) 881-6337 
Stephanie Aguayo
Benefits Questions
(215) 881-6303 
Chris Hood