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Welcome to Finance


Welcome to the Chief Leschi Schools Finance Department.

It is the mission of the Finance Department to provide timely and accurate financial information while protecting the assets of the school.  Our team interprets, collects, and maintains financial information while providing quality customer service.  This requires that we meet the needs of all departments on campus while assuring that all transactions adhere to the schools policies and procedures. 


Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Kim Whitney

Kim Whitney

Payroll Specialist

253-445-6000, x 3080

Michelle Long

Michelle Long

Director of Finance

253-445-6000, x 3081 

Caitlin Perales

Budget Analyst, State & Federal Programs  

253-445-6000, x 3007

Cherie Biekla

Cherie Bielka

Finance Generalist - Accounts Payable

253-445-6000, x 3082

Lori Igros 

Finance Generalist - Purchasing

253-445-6000, x 3089