Business Services


The Sparta Area School District's Business Services Department works diligently to ensure that adequate finances and auxiliary services are made available to educate all students academically, emotionally, and socially to inspire curiosity and resilience.


Administrative and Educational Center (3rd Floor)
201 E. Franklin Street
Sparta, WI 54656

Auxiliary Services

In addition to managing the District budget and financial planning, the Business Services Department is also responsible for:

  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Auditing
  • Payroll and employee benefits administration
  • Human Resources
  • Purchasing and Accounts Payable
  • Cash Management and Investments
  • Debt Management
  • Risk Management
  • Oversight of Nutrition Services
  • Oversight of Buildings & Grounds
  • Oversight of Technology
  • Oversight of Student Transportation
  • Oversight of Use of School Facilities


Jackie Gerl

Payroll and Benefits Specialist

Leah Hauser

Director of Business Services

Michele Lehner-Zanon

District Accountant

Beth Mickelson

Human Resources Specialist

Sarah Nelson

Accounts Payable/Receivable Specialist

Heidi Parr

Business Services/Transportation Secretary

David Reeck

Payroll and Benefits Specialist