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Business Office

Office Staff Directory

Chief Financial Officer
Gary Frisch

Accounts and Budget Specialist
Cody Marshall

Account Specialist
Michelle Lovett

Administrative Aide
Maria Puglisi

Payroll Specialist
Taylor Hopper

Human Resource Director
Roberta Eason
The FY 2023 School Department Budget is currently under development. 
Budget Priorities 
The Gloucester Public Schools build our annual budget based on our school and district strengths, and priorities. Each January our schools and departments begin the public component of our budget developmnet process by presenting their priorities, their strengths, and the work they are doing in these areas to the School Committee's Building & Finance Subcommittee. The public can view these Budget Priorities presentations by clicking on one of the links below: 

Welcome to the GPS Business Office. 
The goal of the School Business Office is to provide the financial support and information necessary to fulfill the educational mission of the Gloucester Public Schools.

Our staff
  • works with the Superintendent to prepare the annual school budget.
  • processes the purchase orders and payment of invoices to provide the supplies, materials, and services necessary to keep the schools in operation.
  • processes deposits from all departments including Food Services, Athletics, and Pre-School; as well as a number of smaller accounts.
  • processes receipts for Federal and State Grants.
  • monitors the financial operation through the reporting segment of the Unifund Accounting System.
  • provides timely reports to the Superintendent, School Committee, Directors, and Principals to help with their decision-making and monitoring of their individual budgets.
  • processes the payroll for approximately 650 employees.
  • reconciles financial information with City Hall.

We are located in the District Office at 2 Blackburn Drive in Gloucester.