Meet the OPI's School Finance Specialists

Debbie CaseyComputer Support Specialist, dcasey@mt.gov or 444-3096, available 6:30 am to 3:00 pm

*Assistance with access to MAEFAIRS, Pupil Transportation, County, access problems, general questions

Dan MoodyAuditor, Dan.Moody@mt.gov or 444-0701, available 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

*Assistance with audit responses and assistance

Donell Rosenthal, Director of Pupil Transportation, drosenthal@mt.gov or 444-3024, available 6:30 am - 3:00 pm

*Assistance with Pupil transportation questions, questions or problems with transportation and bus depreciation funds

Mari Haefka, Financial Specialist, Mari.Haefka2@mt.gov or 444-9852, available 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

*Assistance with TFS and budget, questions or problems with general fund,  GTB, debt service, FP 6, FP 10a, questions or problems with debt service, building reserve, and retirement

Nica MeralaFinancial Specialist, nmerala@mt.gov or 444-4401, available 6:30 am - 3:00 pm

*Assistance with structure changes, budget amendments, enrollment, and FP 9, questions or problems with non-op, flex, or adult education funds

Renee Richter, Financial Specialist, Renee.Richter@mt.gov or 444-1960, available 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

*Assistance with TFS and budget, questions or problems with general fund

Nicole ThuotteFinancial Specialist, nthuotte@mt.gov or 444-4524, available 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

*Assistance with elections, impact Aid, Tuition agreements, questions or problems with technology or tuition fund

Paul TaylorBudget Analyst, ptaylor2@mt.gov or 444-1257, available 7:00 am to 3:30 pm

*Assistance with data requests, CSCT, and general fund questions

Kara FlathAdministrator, Kara.Flath@mt.gov or 444-3249, available 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

*Assistance with all topics