Business Services

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    Welcome, and thank you for visiting the web page for the School District of Fort Atkinson Business Services Department.  We hope you find this page useful whether you are a staff member, parent or member of the Fort Atkinson community.  Contained in the links on the left side of the page are the Finance & Operations Strategic Plan, several years of financial data including audit reports, and various forms for use by both internal and external stakeholders.  Feedback and suggestions are always welcome, so please let us know what you would like to see!
     
    Thank you!
    Jason P. Demerath, SFO, CSRM
    Director of Business Services
     

    Business Services Department Contact Information

    Luther Administration Center
    201 Park Street
    Fort Atkinson, WI 53538

    Phone:  920.563.7800
    Fax:  920.563.7809



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    Jason P. Demerath, SFO, CSRM
    Director of Business Services
    Email:  demerathj@fortschools.org
    Phone Extension:  8801
     @demerathj
     
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     Jamie Connell
    Jamie Connell
    Finance Specialist
    Email:  connellj@fortschools.org
    Phone Extension:  8800

     
    Purchasing & Accounts Payable
    Email:  courtierg@fortschools.org
    Phone Extension:  8802

     
    Stacy Riedl
    Payroll & Benefits
    Email:  riedls@fortschools.org
    Phone Extension:  8803

     
     
    GFOA Alliance for Excellence in School Budgeting
    The School District of Fort Atkinson is a member of GFOA's Alliance for Excellence in School Budgeting utilizing the Smarter School Spending framework.
    Mr. Demerath is an ASBO Certified Administrator of School Finance and Operations (SFO).  The SFO Certification is granted to highly qualified individuals who fulfill multiple requirements, including demonstrating eligibility (through work experience and education), passing a comprehensive two-part exam that tests competency in accounting and school business management topics, and adhering to the ASBO International Certification Code of Conduct.
     
    Mr. Demerath is a Certified School Risk Manager (CSRM).  The CSRM is a national designation provided by the National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research and is granted to individuals who complete five courses of study totaling 40 hours and pass an examination at the conclusion of each course.
     
    Mr. Demerath is a member of the Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials (WASBO) Board of Directors. He has served one three year term (2013-2016) as a Director and one three year term (2016-2019) as a membe of the WASBO leadership team. Mr. Demerath is a Past-President of WASBO (2017-18).