Department Contacts

We have a dedicated email,, to allow us to respond, track and follow up with employees in a timely manner. To best support employees, we ask that all payroll inquiries be sent to this email address as first means of communication. Thank you!

Melissa Barsness, CPP

Payroll Manager

Areas of focus:

  • Executive Team
  • Compliance with Federal and State Regulations
  • Payroll Tax Filings
  • Escalation for Issues or Concerns
  • Oversight for Payroll Processes as well as our TRA, PERA and 403(b) plans

Pam Neassen

Lead Payroll Specialist

Employee groups: 

  • Lakeville Education Assistants Federation (LEAF)
  • Non-Licensed Instructors
  • Small Wonders Instructors
  • Lakeville Association of School Administrators (LASA)
  • Non-Affiliated Employees
  • Schedule C and Schedule D

Amy Boike

Payroll Specialist

Employee groups: 

  • Education Minnesota Lakeville (EML) except Schedule C and Schedule D
  • Custodians/Maintenance
  • Student Nutrition
  • Casual Employees




Payroll Information and Forms

Optional Forms


Employee Access Center

Employee Access Center information has been moved under the Human Resources tab – click here to redirect to that page. 

Employee Time Sheets

Please connect with your supervisor to determine if your hours worked should be submitted via paper timesheet or Google Sheet administered by department/school office staff.

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