Business and Finance

Contact Us

Downtown Campus

Downtown Campus, Room M328 
1101 S. Yakima Ave., Tacoma 
Tel: 253.680.7120 
Fax: 253.680.7121

Office Hours
Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Vice President of Administrative Services
Holly Woodmansee

Executive Assistant
Pamela Carter

Finance Director
Irina Kukharenko

Budget Director
Lela Ewing-Cross

Accounts Receivable
Alla Lyashchuk 
Keum Pak

Accounts Payable 
Lana Pashkovskiy 
Denise Holt 

Payroll Services
Debbie O'Ravez 
Keum Pak 

Contract Services Kathy Valenzuela 



Welcome to Bates Technical College's Business and Finance Department. Whether you are an employee, a student, a vendor or contractor, we are here to provide you with clear and accurate information and the best possible service.

It is our goal to provide quality financial and support services to all of our customers, whether internal or external.  We seek to effectively communicate college business practices and procedures to our internal customers and to work closely with our external customers to maintain positive business relationships.  We intend to manage the college's assets and resources with accuracy, accountability and the highest level of ethics and integrity.

2016-2017 Year-End Important Deadlines

2017-2018 Planning and Budgeting Deadlines and Forms

Financial Statements

Planning and Budgeting Committee

Current committee members are as follows:

  • Andrea Samuels, Dean of Instruction for Career Training
  • Barry Young, CNC Machinist Instructor 
  • Dale Trombley, Facilities Maintenance Engineer Instructor
  • Ian Smith, ASG Vice-President South Campus
  • Lela Ewing Cross, Budget Director
  • Marc Jones, Commercial Truck Driving Instructor
  • Mary Ann Keith, AMA Instructor
  • Mike Sartore, Diesel & Heavy Equipment Instructor
  • Pat Taylor, Executive Director Information Technology
  • Patty Reno, Dental Assisting Instructor
  • Qiana Velez, Admin. Assistant to Dean of Instruction & HS Principal
  • Rhonda Sample, Disability Support Services Asst. Coordinator
  • Sarah Benavente-Chargualaf, Workfirst Compliance Specialist
  • Sheila Lee, Ph.D., Communications Studies and Diversity Instructor
  • Tim Trussler, eLearning and Library Manager
  • Tyler Woods, ASG Vice-President Downtown Campus
  • William Westbrook, ASG Treasurer

Ex-officio members:

  • Al Griswold, Executive Vice-President of Instruction/Chief Academic Officer
  • Holly Woodmansee, Vice-President of Administrative Services
  • Lin Zhou, Vice-President of Institutional Effectiveness and Student Success
  • Jon Bolas, Director of Outcomes, Assessment and Research
  • Marty Mattes, Executive Director of Facilities and Operations

Membership positions to be filled:

  • Board of Trustee

If you have any questions please contact Holly Woodmansee, Vice President of Administrative Services at 253.680.7123 or Lela Ewing Cross, Budget Director at 253.680.7283.