The Business Office is led by Business Administrator L. Douglas Pechanec who also serves as the Secretary to the Board of Education.
The Business Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day fiscal operations of the District and ensuring that the WMRHSD operates efficiently and in accordance with all State and federal school accounting statutes and codes. Functions include school budget development and oversight; facilities (buildings and grounds); vendor conntracts, RFPs and bids; food services; technology support; purchasing and accounts payable; transportation services; and employee contracts, benefit programs and payroll.
In the role of Board Secretary, the Business Administrator seves as general accountant and provides the Board with detailed accounts of all WMRHSD financial transactions, investments and audits. He also presents to the Board business and facility updates at each Regular Board Meeting as well as the proposed annual budget and end-of-year report. (See Meeting Agendas and Minutes.) He is responsible for recording proceedings and developing and updating business operations policies as well as for directing all other business functions required of schools by statutes and codes.