Mr. Ellender is a Certified Public Accountant licensed with the State of
What's involved in running the business of a school district? Well aside from the obvious daily task of Teachers educating more than 3,800 kids (which by the way is no small task), we are a $50 million a year in revenue size company with over 500 employees. We also operate a Career Technology School within Stebbins High School, a transportation service with 29 school buses hauling thousands of riders a day, a food service operation serving over 3,000 meals a day in 9 locations, a sports complex with multiple ball fields and gyms, a technology support division maintaining over 2000 computers, and a property maintenance division maintaining $95 million in property at 12 buildings and over 500 acres of property. It would not be possible to successfully accomplish all these activities on a daily basis without excellent management from all our Department Heads and their staff who work here at
The Treasurer also serves as the "Corporate Secretary" to the Board of Education. In this role, all contracts, documents, and the official minutes of all Board meetings are kept for safekeeping. Board minutes are public records and are available for review on the Board of Education page of this website.
Interested in learning more about the district's finances? Check out the Financials link located in the column to the left. The