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Fiscal Services

Welcome to the Fiscal Services Department

Fiscal Services provides support for the business operations at Columbia College and Modesto Junior College as well as oversees Districtwide budget development, financial responsibility and accountability, and development of enrollment management strategies.  The Executive Vice Chancellor is the administrator over the Controller's Office, Purchasing, Facilities Planning and Operations, and Transportation.

Additionally, Fiscal Services is responsible for the administrative oversight of the Grants Office, Payroll, the Child Development Training Consortium, the District's insurance programs and risk management, construction services, and contract services.

The Executive Vice Chancellor plays a key role in negotiations with the classified and faculty bargaining units.


Teresa M. Scott, Executive Vice Chancellor
Yosemite Community College District

Teresa M. Scott is the Executive Vice Chancellor of the Yosemite Community College District.

Ms. Scott began her career in accounting in 1979 as an Auditor, Audit Manager, and Tax Accountant with Grant Thornton Public Accounting.  In 1985, Ms. Scott began her service with the Yosemite Community College District as an Accountant and has served in many roles including Controller, Assistant Chancellor for Fiscal Services, Vice Chancellor for Fiscal Services, and her current position as Executive Vice Chancellor.  Ms. Scott was named Outstanding Business Officer for Region II by the Community College Business Officers.  Region II includes all of California, Hawaii, Guam, and American Samoa.  She was also presented with the 2012 Walter Star Robie Honoree award by the California Community Colleges Association of Chief Business Officers (ACBO). 

Ms. Scott participates on many professional organizations including the Funding Formula Task Force for the California Community College System, Chief Business Officers Advisory Committee for the Community College League of California.  She is past president of the California Community Colleges Association of Chief Business Officers (ACBO).  She has presented at an American Association of Community Colleges convention, the Asilomar Women's' Leadership Conference, Community College League of California's Trustee Orientation Workshops, Association of Chief Business Officials Conference, and the Community College Facility Coalition Conference.

Ms. Scott has served on two accreditation teams.

Ms. Scott holds an M.A. in Education with an emphasis in Educational Administration from Chapman University.  In 1983, Ms. Scott successfully passed the exam and is a Certified Public Accountant.  Ms. Scott earned her B.S. in Business Administration, Concentration in Finance and Economics, from California State University, Chico.

Fiscal Services Organizational Chart