Business Operations

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A Message from the Director
Chris Passarge

At Lakota Local Schools, the Business Operations office helps support the overall functioning of the district. Our work is often "behind the scenes," ensuring resources are managed and logistics are covered, resulting in the smooth running of our large school district. The department is responsible for the following areas:

• Buildings & Grounds
• Child Nutrition
Health Services (Clinic)
• Transportation Contracted Services
• Purchasing
• Athletics

On the following pages, you can find more details about renting space, how to become a business partner with us and view the current posting of bid opportunities.

Please visit our website often to stay informed of the business aspects of Lakota. If you have questions or concerns, feel free to reach us at the contact information to the right.

Chris Passarge, Chief Operations Officer






Contact Us

Business Operations Office 
5572 Princeton Road
Liberty Township, Ohio 45011
Phone - 513-874-5505
FA X - 513-644-1183



Chris Passarge
Chief Operations Officer
Chris.passarge@lakotaonline.com

​Veronica Gayotin
Purchasing Manager
Veronica.gayotin@lakotaonline.com

Sandy Schneider
Executive Assistant/Facility Use Coordinator/Receptionist
Sandy.schneider@lakotaonline.com

Paula Hale
Business Operations Support Specialist
Paula.hale@lakotaonline.com