Support Services

Key Services Areas:
County Office Program Services

SUPPORT SERVICES

Rebecca Olker, Senior Director, Fiscal Services
(831) 466-5630

FACILITIES AND OPERATIONS

Richard Reid, Director, Maintenance, Operations & Facilities, (831) 466-5605

Amy Rice, Senior Administrative Secretary, (831) 466-5606

Support Staff:
Brian Sluggett, Maintenance Specialist/Operations
David Allen, Maintenance/Custodian
Chris Chames, Maintenance/Custodian
Edgar Herrera, Maintenance/Custodian
Chris Smith, Maintenance/Custodian
Michael Smith, Maintenance/Custodian
Elias Tapia, Maintenance/Custodian

This service area coordinates the usage and maintenance of County Office facilities and school sites for Alternative Education and Special Education Programs.

INTERNAL ACCOUNTING

Melissa Lopez, Director, Fiscal Services (831) 466-5616

This service area records the accounting transactions for programs operated by the County Office of Education.

PAYROLL/RETIREMENT

Payroll
Stephany Rice, Manager, Payroll (831) 466-5617

Retirement
Lucinda Pappani, Manager, Payroll/Retirement (831) 466-5718

Support Staff:
Robin Beall, Senior Account Specialist, Benefits (831) 466-5614
Janice Berven, Account Specialist IV, Tax Desk (831) 466-5631
Jaclyn Fruzza, Account Specialist IV, COE Payroll (831) 466-5615
Rith Mean-Hill, Account Specialist IV, Payroll Audit (831) 466-5611
Michele Rix, Senior Account Specialist, Retirement (831) 466-5603

This service area reviews, approves, and processes the payroll for County Office employees.

PRINT SHOP

Richard Reid, Director, Maintenance, Operations & Facilities (831) 466-5605

This service area supports the office operations in large copying, printing documents, flyers, booklets, etc.

PURCHASING

Melissa Lopez, Director, Fiscal Services (831) 466-5616

Support Staff:
Kirk Osborn, Account Specialist IV (831) 466-5624

This service area purchases supplies and equipment for County Office programs.

SCHOOL BASED MEDI-CAL ADMIN ACTIVITIES

Tina Reger, Project Coordinator, SMAA Phone: (831) 466-5634 FAX: (831) 466-5635

TECHNOLOGY-BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Monica Beverly, Manager, Business Information Systems (831) 466-5881

Support Staff:
Jody Belgard, Senior Systems Support Liaison (831) 466-5885
Cathy Carr, Systems Support Liaison (831) 466-5884
Lupe Rodriguez, Systems Support Liaison (831) 466-5883

This service area assists the business users in every school district in Santa Cruz County by operating and supporting a fully integrated, automated business software system which provides payroll, accounts payable, purchasing, budgeting and other financial services.

If you are a District or County Office employee and:

  • You want to view the Information Technology calendar
  • You need information on how to set up a new user
  • You would like guidance on using Escape
  • You would like to access the Employee Portal
  • The Employee Portal is where you can find your leave balances, past paystubs, W2s and 1095s from 2019 on and more!  

WAREHOUSE

Richard Reid, Director, Maintenance, Operations and Facilities

(831) 466-5605

This service area supports the entire office operations in the receiving, inventory, distribution, and disposal of goods.