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Business Department

The J.O. Combs Unified School District Business Department prides itself on ethics, accountability, and open communication. Their mission is to provide financial stability including high quality budget management to support educational excellence. They assist and manage all financial matters relating to district budgets, and fiscal reporting and oversee payroll, purchasing, accounts payable, and all auxiliary accounts.

The Business Department works diligently to provide accuracy, timeliness, and efficient financial support to the Governing Board, district staff, and the community.

Vendors, please feel free to download a copy of our Vendor Information Form for your use.
Contact Information
Questions for our Finance & Business Department? Please feel free to contact our staff. Business office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Julie Cook
Director of Business Services
(480) 987-5302
Sofia Garcia, Payroll Supervisor
(480) 987-5303 ext. 1021
Emma Safady, Student Activities
(480) 987-5303 ext.1027
Karen Finn, Buyer/Purchasing
(480) 987-5303 ext. 1025
Emily Rodriguez, Accounts Payable
(480) 987-5303 ext. 1023
Deanna Craine, SAIS Coordinator
(480) 987-5303 ext. 1026
Dorthea Chapman, Mail/Records Clerk
(480) 987-3407



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Annual Financial Report
The Annual Financial Report (AFR) is a report of expenditures made and revenues received for the school year beginning July 1 and ending June 30 of the following year. The report is put together by our business department and approved by the governing board. You are welcome to view it on the Arizona Department of Education website's School Finance page.