Welcome to Business & Financial Services

  • Mission

    The mission of the Office of Business and Financial Services is to support all Washoe County School District students, schools, divisions, departments, and employees, primarily by:
    • Aligning and managing District resources to support District goals and objectives;
    • Providing timely and accurate financial information to stakeholders and others who make informed decisions; and
    • Acquiring and paying for the goods, services and employee compensation necessary to the District's educational mission.

    Location:                                                                                    Office Hours:
    425 East Ninth Street                                                                 8:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday
    Reno, NV 89512                                                                         

    Mailing Address:
    Washoe County School District
    Attn:  Business & Finance
    P.O. Box 30425
    Reno, NV 89520-3425

Important Dates to Know

FRC Forms

  • The due date, in order to have your request placed on the next agenda, is the Friday prior to the next meeting.  The FRC committee meets weekly, on Thursdays, and the Business Office requires adequate time to review requests and calculations before providing information to the FRC Committee for consideration.  Items received after 5:00 on Friday, will be heard on the second Thursday following submission.  The committee does not review submissions received in the same week they are submitted.  Please be aware that a quorum is required and scheduled meetings will be cancelled if a quorum isn't present.  Please be sure the form is fully completed and signed before submitting. 

    Kindly use the updated form below and discard any older versions.  This form works best when opened in Firefox.  If using Microsoft Edge, update to the latest browser and disable the pdf viewerIf using Chrome, you'll need to enable the Acrobat extension for Google Chrome.  Instructions can be found here.

    FRC Request Form


    To request a status update:  If you wish to follow-up on the status of an FRC request, please be sure you have considered the submission date using the guidelines above.  If you know your submission meets the listed criteria, please email vphillips with the information listed below.  Due to the high volume of multiple inquiries for the same request, requests that don’t include this information, or that are seeking status information prior to the scheduled meeting date, may be delayed.

    • Date of submission
    • Title or subject of request
    • Name and email of person who submitted the request



Frequently Called Numbers

  • Frequently Called Numbers


    • Accounts Payable-(775) 348-0311
    • Check Requests-(775) 348-0311 
    • Independent Contractor Agreements (ICA)-(775) 348-0307
    • Payroll-(775) 348-0341
    • PCard-(775) 348-0307
    • Purchase Orders & Requisitions-(775) 850-8025



    Chief Financial Officer

    Mark Mathers

    (775) 348-0312

    Business Leadership Team

     Executive Assistant
                (775) 348-0312
                Fax (775) 333-6188
    BusinessPLUS - Business Process Training and Support
    • (775) 789-3438
    BusinessPLUS - IT Support Desk (login issues, permissions, workflow, etc.)
    • (775) 789-3456






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FY2022 FRC Changes-Effective July 1, 2021

  • Subject to FRC Review:

    1. New initiatives (these should generally be contained to Strategic Plan initiatives)
    2. Requests for positions/contracts/other items that require additional funding
    3. Significant budget updates/fiscal developments
    4. Reclassifications and reorganizations
    5. Vehicle purchases
    6. Professional services contracts > $25,000

Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web-Accessibility

  • The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination and/or retaliation in any of its educational programs/activities, employment, and employment opportunities.  For the District's full Notice of Non-Discrimination statement as well as methods to address questions and concerns please visit our Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility page.

    For more information, visit the Civil Rights Compliance Department page.

    El Distrito prohíbe la intimidación, la intimidación cibernética, el acoso, el acoso sexual, la discriminación y / o las represalias en cualquiera de sus programas / actividades educativas, empleo y oportunidades de empleo. Para obtener la declaración completa del Aviso de No Discriminación del Distrito, así como los métodos para abordar preguntas e inquietudes, visite nuestra página de Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility

    Para más información visite   Civil Rights Compliance Department page.