Business, Finance & Operations

NOTE: Required documents concerning budgets, contracts and other financial information are located on our District Financial Information page


District 401's Business Office is responsible for overseeing the District's finances, operations, and buildings and grounds.

Mr. James P. Jennings is District 401's Assistant Superintendent for Finance & Operations / Chief School Business Official (CSBO).

Business & Finance

The Business Office's financial responsibilities include the following:

  • Budget
  • Accounts payable
  • Student activities
  • Registration of students
  • Accounts payable
  • Workers' compensation


The Business Office's responsibilities for operations include the following programs and services:

Buildings & Grounds

The Business Office's responsibilities for buildings and grounds include the following:  

  • All maintenance and cleaning
  • Construction project management
  • Fire protection and security
  • Risk management
  • Scheduling of fields and building use

Mr. Joseph Sierra is head of the Buildings & Grounds Department. A full listing of Buildings & Grounds personnel can be found in the following directories:

For More Information

To learn more about D401's business and financial operations, please visit the pages below.