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Budget and Finances

The Financial Services Department includes the Payroll and Tax Office and is responsible for budget, campus & student activity funds, cash & investment management, fixed assets, general accounting, and grant accounting. 

The Director of Financial Services reports to the Deputy Superintendent of Business and Support Services who has overall responsibility for the financial matters of the district.

The Clear Creek Independent School District strives to meet a high standard for financial transparency. We hope that the following information provides better insight into the District’s financial operations:

Quick Links

District Finances

Tax Office

Board Members

Public Information Request

Texas Comptroller Transparency

 

Awards and Recognition

The District has been recognized by state, national and international organizations for strong stewardship of tax dollars along with efficient budgeting and financial reporting practices. The District currently receives the following:

  • Above Standard Achievement by the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST)

  • Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO)

  • Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)

  • Meritorious Budget Award from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO)

  • AA credit rating by Standard & Poor’s and AA+ by Fitch

 

Department Contacts

Alice Benzaia, CPA, RTSBA
Chief Financial Officer
281-284-0189 

Jeff Kohlenberg
Controller                                       

Jena Brown 
Executive Assistant to Alice Benzaia
281-284-0181

Denise Lewandowski                                                         
Accounting Assistant
281-284-0189                                 

Geri Lopez, CFE                                                          
Internal Auditor
281-284-0184                                 

Nancy Burge, CPA, RTSBA       
Accountant - Cash Management
281-284-0190

Pam Carrington, RTSBA
Accountant - Activity Funds
281-284-0195                                
                                 
Paige Fahey                                                              
Accountant - Budget, Capital Assets, SPED Grants
281-284-0197

Scott Kohler, RTSBA, SFO, CGFM   
Accountant - Grants
281-284-0203                                     

Clara Revill                                                      
Accounts Payable Manager                                
281-284-0196

Pam Carrington
Payroll Coordinator
281-284-0194

Location:
Education Support Center
2425 E. Main St.
League City, Texas 77573