Melissa Gelbaugh
Director of Finance

Welcome! The business office handles all of the following financial areas for the school district:

Accounts Payable Information and Procedures

  • Activity Fund Questions or Information
  • Check Requests
  • Expense Reimbursements
  • Mileage-Travel-Lodging Forms, Questions, or Information
  • Purchasing Questions or Information
  • Vendor Information

General Information

  • Workshop/Conference Forms, Questions, or Information
  • Conference Registration and Lodging Procedures
  • District Financial Reports and Audit Coordination
  • Employee Insurance Program Information
  • General Fund Budget Questions
  • Grant Administration
  • Payroll (Including Direct Deposit) Information
  • Purchase Orders
  • Retirement Program and Information Change Forms
  • Supplier RFQs and Bid Submissions



Plainwell Community Schools
Business Office
600 School Drive
Plainwell, MI 49080-1595

Melissa Gelbaugh, Director of Finance and Human Resources
Telephone: 269.685.5823, Ext. 1007
Email: gro.sloohcsllewnialp@hguablegm

Brenda Richards, Accounts Payable
Telephone: (269) 685-5823, Ext. 1008
Email: gro.sloohcsllewnialp@yelworb, Payroll

Katy Price, Payroll
Telephone: (269) 685-5823, Ext. 1001
Email: gro.sloohcsllewnialp@ecirpk


Business Office Resources

Employee Notice of Privacy Practices

For an explanation of how we are required to maintain the privacy of your health information and how we may use and disclose your health information (commonly know as HIPPA), click on the link below.

Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPPA”)

Related Links:
State of Michigan Web Site



Bid Notice-Cooper Boiler Replacement