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Treasurer’s Office


Welcome to the Treasurer’s office 

The Treasurer serves as the Chief Financial Officer and reports directly to the Board of Education. The Office of the Treasurer/CFO oversees all financial operations of the Cardinal Local School District. This responsibility encompasses the receipting, accounting, investing, and disbursing of all funds as required by law, and in accordance with Board of Education policies. Within these responsibilities there are major financial functions essential to the compliance, and financial operations of the school district.



Some of these functions include administering/preparing of:

  • Payroll, and Employee Benefits
  • Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable
  • Monthly and quarterly balancing and reporting
  • Annual Budget/Appropriations
  • Annual Financial Reports
  • Compilation and submission of the Five-Year Forecast
  • Providing all necessary documents and information to the State Auditor’s office for the district’s annual audit
  • Collaboration with the Superintendent in the Grants Management and all other fiscal areas

The Treasurer also serves as the Public Records Officer, and Secretary to the Board of Education, maintaining official records, documents, and meeting minutes.

The Office of the Treasurer/CFO is committed to transparency, accountability, and serving the interests of all stakeholders of the Cardinal Local School District on our path to financial stability.



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Treasurer Office Staff:

Treasurer’s Assistant/Payroll/Benefits Coordinator: Rebecca P. Fisher rebeccap.fisher@cardinalschools.org

Accounts Payable/Fixed Assets Specialist: Julie Sly julie.sly@cardinalschools.org

Take a minute to review our 2023 Five Year Forecast:

FY23 Forecast – Cardinal PowerPoint FY23 Forecast Cardinal PDF

FY23 Forecast – Cardinal PowerPoint

Click here to access Employee Benefits

Click here to download Treasurer’s Department Forms

Click here to view the District’s Financial Reports


Our address: 
Cardinal Local Schools

15982 E High Street

Middlefield, OH 44062

Phone: 440-632-0261

Fax: 440-632-5886