Business Services

Michael TaylorPhoto of Michael Taylor
Assistant Superintendent of business services

Mr. Taylor joined the San Marcos Unified School District in January 2021.  He previously worked at the Escondido Union School District in Escondido California as the Assistant Superintendent of Business Services for eight years.  Other school districts Mr. Taylor has worked for are:  the Lake Elsinore Unified School District in Lake Elsinore, California as the Executive Director of Fiscal Support Services; and the San Dieguito Union High School District in Encinitas, California as the Director of Finance.  He also served 20 years in the United States Marine Corps retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. 

Mr. Taylor holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics/German from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois; a Master of Science degree in Finance from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California; and a certificate in school business management from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California.

Business Services Department Responsibilities

  • District Financial and Business Matters
  • Preparation of Budget and Expenditure of Funds
  • Consultations and Advisement to Superintendent
  • Evaluation of Department Heads/Assignment of Duties
  • Development of Board Policies/Procedures for Business Services
  • Employee Health and Welfare Benefits
  • Administration of District Insurance Program
  • State School Program, Alternatively Financed Schools
  • Property Procurement, Bond Sales, Actual Construction
  • Negotiations, Remodels, Capital Projects, Architectural Liaisons
  • Office of Local Assistance, Office of State Architect, District Master Planning
  • Enrollment Projections, Boundary Studies, Builder's Fees
  • California Basic Educational Data System (CBEDS) Enrollment Report [View Report]
  • Cooperation with City, County, and State of California

Contact Our Office

Name Title Phone Email
Michael Taylor Assistant Superintendent 760-752-1212 Email Mr. Taylor
Suzi Boynton
Administrative Assistant 760-752-1212 Email Mrs. Boynton
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