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About Business Affairs Office

Contact Information

Main Telephone:  541-885-1200

Office Hours

Business Affairs Office

General Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Cashier's Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Department Deposit Hours: 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Office Fax Numbers

General Office Fax: 541.885.1115
Payroll Fax: 541.885.1115
Purchasing Fax: 541.885.1115
Accounts Payable Fax: 541.885.1215


Snell Hall

Mailstop: Business Office
Mailing Address:
3201 Campus Drive
Klamath Falls, OR 97601

Areas of Responsibility

  • Accounting and Financial Reporting
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable - including Student Accounts and Cashier
  • Grants and Contracts - Post Award Administration
  • Payroll
  • Purchasing, Property Control, and Vendor Relations
  • Travel Reimbursement
  • Federal, State, and Local Tax

Michelle Meyer, CPA, Accounting Services Manager

OfficeSnell - Room 206
Michelle Meyer serves as the Director of Business Affairs. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, Accounting, and Management Options from Oregon State University. Michelle joined Oregon Tech with over 9 years of experience in public accounting. Michelle is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the AICPA, Oregon Society of CPA's and is also licensed as an Oregon Municipal Auditor.

Cindy Childers, Accounting Manager

OfficeSnell - Room 101
Cindy Childers is the Accounting Manager. Cindy is the direct supervisor for Accounts Payable, handles fee tables, student account issues, direct accounts pay, and provides general accounting oversight.  Cindy has been in the accounting profession since 1989.Cindy has a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems with an Accounting option from Oregon Tech in 2004. Cindy has worked in the Student Health Center as the Office Manager prior to transferring into the Business Affairs office in March 2013.

Open, Auxiliary Accountant

Karissa Guthrie, Account Receivable Manager

OfficeSnell - Room 115

Karissa Guthrie is the Account Receivable Manager. Karissa is the direct supervisor of Account Receivable, adjusts student accounts, processes financial aid remission reports, and processes 1098-T reporting. Karissa has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management with a minor in Accounting and Marketing from the University of Nevada – Reno.

Faletha Fowler, Financial Aid Accountant

OfficeSnell - Room 116

Faletha Fowler is an Accounts Receivable Accountant. Some of her duties include refunds student account credit balances, reconciles financial aid funds including grants, loans and scholarships. Karissa does the return of Title IV aid calculations for students who have withdrawn, and manages the promissory notes and exit interviews through ESCI for Perkins loans and all the institutional loans. Faletha has an Associate of Arts degree in Accounting from Oregon Tech and has been with the Business Office since July 1999.

Open , Accounts Receivable Accountant

Keli Patterson-Stelley, Cashier

OfficeSnell - Room 116

Keli Patterson-Stelly is the Cashier. In addition to her cashiering duties, she applies payments to student accounts, assists with billing questions, registration agreements, and payment agreements. Keli offers assistance to students with printing error issues, ordering BankMobile cards, account summaries for employer reimbursements, and parking permits. Keli holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Science from Colorado State University.

Kelcie Wiley, Administrative Program Specialist

OfficeSnell - Room 102a
Kelcie Wiley is an Administrative Program Specialist, providing support to the Director of Business Affairs and acting as Procurement Card Administrator. Kelcie has been with OIT since 2016, after previous experience in higher education. 

Nilda L. Pena, Accounts Payable Lead

OfficeSnell - Room 114

Nilda L. Pena is an Accounts Payable Accountant I. Nilda holds an Associates of Applied Science in Accounting and Management. Nilda has 4 years previous experience in accounting. Nilda's job duties include approving invoices/personal reimbursements, approving and entering travel reimbursements, procurement and group card accounting, and approving encumberances for travel reservations. 

Mandy Conley, Administrative Program Assistant-Accounts Payable

OfficeSnell-Room 114
Mandy Conley is an Administrative Program Assistant Mandy has studied in higher education for a total of 4 years and was in a manager position at her previous job. Some of her duties include approving invoices, managing the Procurement & Group card accounting, and approving travel reimbursements.

Organizational Structure of BAO

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