The Finance & Operations Office is responsible for the management of the financial processes of the school system, including budget, payroll, purchasing, accounts payable, financial management of grants and gifts, and collection of fees. In addition to this central mission, the Finance & Operations Office serves as the coordinating agency for implementation of the Community Use of School Facilities policy and of the Non-Resident Student policy; for monitoring and reporting school system demographics, including the annual school census and enrollment projections; for data collection related to policy deliberation and collective bargaining strategy of the Weston School Committee; for implementation of regulations accompanying mandated programs such as the End-of-Year (EOY) and the Employee Personnel Management Information System (EPIMS) Reporting, School Lunch Program, and others.

The Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations serves as the School Department’s Chief Purchasing Officer for purposes of the state’s Uniform Procurement Act and other bidding statutes and regulations.  In addition, the position serves as the School Department’s Records Access Officer.

The Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations supervises the Human Resource Director, the Transportation Coordinator, the Food Service Director, the Facilities Director and the Business Office staff.

  • Cynthia D. Mahr

    Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations
    89 Wellesley Street
    Weston, MA 02493

    PH: 781-786-5230
    E-mail: mahrc@weston.org

cindy MahrCynthia D. Mahr

Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations

Cynthia has served as the Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations since 2006. She served as the Director of Administrative Services in The Public Schools of Brookline from 2001 through 2006. Prior to working in Brookline, Cynthia held various financial related positions with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts including with the Department of Youth Services, the Department of Public Health and the Fiscal Affairs Division.

Currently, Cynthia serves as the Vice President of the Massachusetts Association of School Business Officials (MASBO) organization.