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Business Services

The Business Office fulfills the financial responsibility/accountability of the District and supports the students and staff of the District through functions including Finance, Payroll, Child Nutrition, Facilities, Information Technology and Maintenance/Transportations/Operations. The Business Office provides sound planning and services to ensure that present and future needs of the district are met.

Business Services' mission is to provide the highest quality financial support, procurement services and operational assistance for the students and staff of the Soquel Union Elementary School District in an expedient, efficient manner through the District's Accounting, Budget, Payroll, and Purchasing Departments.

The Business Services Division plays an integral role in the ability of the school district to provide a quality education for our students.

Areas of Responsibility

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Directly connecting financial decisions to our goals for student, school and district performance.



Planning, organizing, coordination and supervision of purchasing operations.

Dollar Bills


Payroll processing, reconciliation, and personnel management.  



Reflecting district assets, liabilities, revenue, expenditure and balances. 


Risk Management

Effectively identifying, minimizing and controlling the risks unique to school districts.

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Facilities Master Plan

Click HERE view our Facilities Master Plan.


Technology Plan

Click HERE to see our latest Technology Plan.

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Water & Energy

View our drinking water sample results HERE & view our AMBERG Energy Watch Award HERE


Michelle Kennedy

Assistant Superintendent,

Business Services

(831) 464-5632

Pam Crum


Administrative Assistant

(831) 464-5632

Fax: (831) 479-7182


The Finance Department is responsible for Budgets & Financial Reporting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Attendance Accounting, Position Control Monitoring, Invoicing and Cash Receipts.



Click Here to be taken to our list of yearly interim and budget reports.



Laurie Struckmeyer

Director of Fiscal Services

(831) 464-5632

Robin Tong


Accounts Payable

(831) 464-5632


Yvette Zuniga

Payroll Technician

(831) 464-5632

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