Payroll

Santa Barbara Unified School District payroll department is responsible for monthly employee payroll, retirement reporting, absence tracking, deductions, and garnishment. The payroll department processes about 2,000 warrants monthly and over 2,600 W-2s annually.

The payroll team collects and processes sub cards, time reports, notices of employment, personnel action forms and sick leave notices for district employees, and maintains records pertaining to tax exemptions and deductions.

The payroll department is also responsible for the following:

  • Attaining the most current understanding of federal and state regulations and all bargaining unit contracts regarding payroll in order to provide and apply accurate information;
  • Processing payments and reports with accurate information to retirement systems: Public Employees Retirement System and State Teachers Retirement System;
  • Calculating and coordinating when an employee exhausts sick leave per Education Code Sections 44977 and 44983;
  • Ensuring that all deductions, benefits and taxes are correctly deducted and reported in a timely manner to the appropriate agency;
  • Monitoring correct sick leave and vacation balances;
  • Auditing accurate employee absence records;
  • Completing employment verification forms;
  • Federal and state tax payments and reporting;
  • Wage garnishments;
  • Direct deposit processing (ACH);
  • Processing and distribution of payroll warrants;
  • Affidavits/petitions for lost payroll and vendor warrants;

4O3 (b) and 457 (b) Plans

Contacts

Anita Pulido Payroll Assistant anitapulido@sbunified.org (805) 963-4338 x6256
Dolores Gutierrez Payroll Technician dgutierrez@sbunified.org (805) 963-4338 x6229
Christie DeGiacomi Payroll Technician cdegiacomi@sbunified.org (805) 963-4338 x6270
Frangina Spandau Payroll Technician fspandau@sbunified.org (805) 963-4338 x6293
Brandy Macias Payroll Retirement Specialist bmacias@sbunified.org (805) 963-4338 x6204
Casey Clay Payroll Manager caseyclay@sbunified.org (805) 963-4338 x6268

Payroll Technician Site Assignments

Frangina Spandau

Adams Elementary – 0020
Franklin Elementary – 0022
Goleta Valley JHS – 0006
La Cumbre JHS – 0002
San Marcos HS – 0003
Washington Elementary – 0031
Community Resource – 0070
Education Services – 0071, 0072
Fiscal Services – 0061
Human Resources – 0053
Maintenance & Operations — 0060
Substitutes (by last name)– G-O

Christie DeGiacomi

Alta Vista/Quetzal – 0013, 0014
ASES – 0074
Cleveland Elementary – 0021
La Cuesta – 0011
McKinley Elementary – 0027
OAS – 0025
Santa Barbara Charter School – 0048
Santa Barbara HS – 0004
Santa Barbara JHS – 0005
Educational Technology Services – 0065
Expanded Learning – 0039
Health Services – 0080
Preschools
Special Education – 0077
Superintendent’s Office – 0052
Substitutes (by last name) – A-F

Dolores Gutierrez

Dos Pueblos HS – 0007
Harding Elementary – 0024
La Colina JHS – 0001
Monroe Elementary – 0028
Roosevelt Elementary – 0030
SB Community Academy – 0034
Food Services – 0082, 0084
Purchasing/Warehouse – 0063, 0067
Substitutes (by last name) – P-Z