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Mission Statement

The mission of Accounting/Finance is to make a difference in the education of Paterson’s children so they may achieve their highest potential through safeguarding and preserving the integrity of the district’s finance. We are committed to providing excellent customer service to all stakeholders in a professional manner and ensuring total compliance, effectiveness, efficiency, consistency and integrity in our performance.

Code of Ethics

  • Responsibility for all our actions
  • Respect for self and others
  • Respect the rules, face the challenges and follow your dreams.


  • Raising the bar to achieve excellence.
  • Instill responsibility, accountability, integrity, and improve customer service.
  • Provide a system of checks and balances to maintain proper internal controls.
  • Preserve the integrity of the district fiscal.
  • Capacity building and TEAMWORK


Business Services

Business Office

Richard Matthews
Business Administrator

June Gray
Assistant Business Administrator
Office: 973-321-0775
Fax: 973-321-0899

Food Services

David Buchholtz
Food Services Directo
Office: 973-321-0957
Fax: 973-321-0953 / 973-321-0968


Neil Mapp
Chief Officer of Facilities and Custodial Services

Office: 973-321-0912


Alicia Walton
Payroll Supervisor

Office: 973-321-0809
Fax: 973-321-0818


Lance Gaines
Purchasing Manager

Office: 973-321-0726

Central Stores

Christopher Dingle
Central Stores Manager
Office: 973-321-0942


Kennia Fulgencio
Accounts Supervisor
Office: 973-321-0972
Fax: 973-321-0899


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