Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien,WA 98166

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Business Services

Phone: 206-631-3007

We strive to provide excellent support to our schools and families. Our role is to ensure Highline is a strong, effective steward of the public trust. We work diligently to ensure that information is easily accessible for our communities.


Team Members

Kate Davis

Kate Davis, Chief Financial Officer


As the Chief Financial Officer, Kate oversees the district’s strategic fiscal policy and financial services including budget, accounting and payroll.

Andrew Burgess

Andrew Burgess, Controller


Andrew oversees the accounting team, as well as managing general financial operations. His team handles accounts payable, accounts receivable, reimbursements, grants, and ASB. Contact Andrew directly if you have questions or concerns regarding expenditures, actuals, donations, or records retention.

Jackie Bryan

Jackie Bryan, Budget Director


Jackie supports our schools and departments with all budget questions. She manages training on Business Plus as well as general budgeting tips and tricks, including advising on expenditures and forecasting future needs and demands. Her team includes Grants management and Enrollment reporting. Contact Jackie with any questions regarding budgets, enrollment, apportionment or grants.

Brenda Mattson

Brenda Mattson, Payroll Coordinator


Brenda ensures all employees are paid accurately. Contact Brenda if you have questions or concerns regarding your pay, pay stubs, employee online, leave balances, timesheets, extra service, direct deposits, W4s, and W2s. 

Tracey David

Tracey David, Purchasing Manager


Tracey manages the functions of the purchasing department, including competitive bidding, procurement card administration and vendor management, along with supporting the general operation of the business services department. Tracey also ensures compliance with federal, state and local laws, rules, and regulations concerning procurement within the district, manages requests for proposals, serves as the district’s point-of-contact for vendors including copying and print services, maintains the vendor list for the Small Works Roster and directly supervises the purchasing specialist.