Business Services Administrative Team

  • The Business Services department of the Mountain View Los Altos High School District (MVLA) manages the day-to-day fiscal operations of MVLA and ensures that the district operates efficiently and in accordance with all state and federal school accounting statutes and codes.   

    MVLA’s Business Services department is responsible to the Superintendent and the Board of Trustees for the administration of all business affairs and support services for the high school district.

    This busy and versatile department presents business and facility updates at Board meetings,  as well as proposed annual budgets and end-of-year reports.

    Business Services is responsible for:

    • School and district budget development and oversight
    • Maintenance of facilities and grounds
    • Transportation  
    • Operations
    • Accounts Payable/Receivable
    • Developer Fees - $1.26/sq. ft. residential; $.20/sq. ft. commercial
    • Insurance
    • Facility Usage
    • Payroll and Benefits
    • Bond and construction management
    • Vendor contracts and RFPs
    • Technology support for the district
    • Food services
    • Green energy initiatives

    For additional assistance please call or email Irene Aguilar at 650-940-4666 and she will answer any questions you may have or refer you to the appropriate person in the district who will be able to assist you.

Associate Superintendent of Business Services

Mr. Mike Mathiesen

Phone: (650) 940-4666

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor and Master degrees, Stanford University Masters in Education, San Jose State University’s Urban High School Leadership Program

Mr. Mike Mathiesen

Mike Mathiesen has served as Associated Superintendent Business Services for MVLA since 2014.  His responsibilities include the district budget, facilities, technology and food services. Mike began his education career as a social studies teacher at Mountain View High School for seven years before he transitioned to assistant principal for another six years. His previous experience in facilities management and working with the site administrative team to achieve district and site goals (such as increased student achievement, alignment of curriculum, grading and instructional practices) served as foundation for his current role in the District. Mike received both Bachelor and Master degrees from Stanford University and an M.A. in Education (administration and supervision) through San Jose State University’s Urban High School Leadership Program.

Director of Fiscal Services

Ms. Anette Raichbart

Phone: (650) 940-4662

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Anette Raichbart

Anette Raichbart has served as Director of Fiscal Services for the Mountain View Los Altos High School District since February 2017. Her  responsibilities include the district budget, county and state fiscal reporting, food services, and directly supporting the Associate Superintendent of Business Services.  

Prior to joining MVLA, Anette served as a teacher, assistant principal and principal for more than 18 years in the Fremont Unified School District.

Anette received her Bachelor degree from University of California, Davis, a Masters in Educational Leadership from San Jose State University, and her Certificate in School Business Management from the University of Southern California.

Director of Information Services

Mr. Barney Gordon

Phone: (650) 940-4673

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

BS, Applied Science & Technology MBA

Mr. Barney Gordon

Barney has been with MVLA since 2015 and currently serves as the Director of Information Systems.  Barney has extensive educational technology experience including serving as an instructor as well as implementing and maintaining the educational network at the Navy's premier nuclear training facility in Charleston, S.C., working at Modesto City Schools as a Technology Manager, teaching computer maintenance at Modesto Junior College as an Adjunct Professor, and most recently serving as as the Technology Services Director for the Office of Information Technology at CSU, Stanislaus.