Business Services

Who We Are

Business Services manages the financial functions of the District, including: accounting, financial systems, budgeting, purchasing, grants, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll. The Director of Administrative Services oversees all functions.

Staff in Business Services collaborate with educational and operational departments as part of a robust, cross-functional, District-wide team. This ensures effective communication and shared expertise to meet the District’s goals.

Mission Statement

Business Services strives to provide superior customer service to all employees, students, parents and the community to ensure effective and efficient business services that align with the District’s mission that all students Learn, Grow and Thrive.


Superior customer service – Business Services is dedicated to modeling a positive attitude for the District. We build relationships by providing personalized attention in a proactive, accurate, reliable, timely and supportive way.

Excellence in fiscal management – The District has earned the nationally recognized Certificate of Excellence by The Association of School Business Officials International for best practices in financial reporting for over 25 consecutive years. We are committed to providing reliable and timely financial information to the District and the community, and successfully managing and protecting the District’s physical and monetary assets.

Effective and efficient systems – Business Services policies and procedures ensure compliance with government laws, policies, regulations and reporting requirements, as well as ensure smooth daily operations to support the District. We continuously seek ways to improve our processes.

Business Services Contact Information:

Director: Patt Komar, Director of Administrative Services
General Inquiries: (503) 261-8212
David Douglas School District, District Office
11300 NE Halsey St.
Portland, OR 97220

Business Services Organizational Chart

Business Office Organizational Chart

Budget Calendar:

The following is the Budget Calendar for the development of the 2024-25 Proposed Budget. The first meeting will be held on May 6, 2024 in the Board Room located at 1500 SE 130th Avenue, Portland, OR 97233.

Budget Calendar 24-25