Hillsdale County ISD

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Business Services & Human Resource Department 
The Business Services and Human Resource Department as a team is responsible for the financial processes, reporting, and coordination of the personnel services of the Hillsdale County Intermediate School District. The department's major responsibilities include but are not limited to:




Business Services        

  • Budget Development
  • Budget Analysis & Monitoring
  • Financial Statements
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • Insurances
  • LEA Business Services

Human Resource Services

  • Payroll
  • Serving as a resource for employees and administrators
  • Maintaining all employee records and administering benefits
  • Coordinating employee coverage due to absence, leaves, and job vacancies
  • Assisting in employee relations issues and contract administration
  • County liaison to vendor employing substitute teachers




Department Contacts


Belinda Shaffer, Director Business/Finance

517.437.0990 ext. 107



Julie Lawless, HR Coordinator

517.437.0990 ext. 109



RaLena LoPresto, Grants Coordinator

517.437.0990 ext. 357



Bethney Richardson, Business Office Manager

517.437.0990 ext. 157



Rachel Patterson, ISD Business Office Secretary, Payables

517.437.0990 ext. 173



Linda McDowell, Secretary of Payroll & Payables

North Adams Jerome  
North Adams: 517-287-4215


Wendy Thorp, ISD Business Office Secretary, Payroll

517.437.0990 ext. 119



Last Modified on October 18, 2016