District Announces New Business Official

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The District is pleased to announce the appointment of Christine S. Costa as the Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Management Services, effective December 17, 2019. Ms. Costa replaces Sam Gergis, who served as the district’s business official for the past four and a half years.
A Kings Park resident, Ms. Costa joins South Country from the Westbury Union Free District, where she served as Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations. Ms. Costa previously served more than six years as the Assistant Business Administrator, Treasurer, Records Access Officer and District Clerk Pro Tem in the Syosset Central School District and additionally five years as the Business Manager and Treasurer of Plainedge School District.
Ms. Costa holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Binghamton University’s School of Management and a master’s degree in human resources management and personnel administration from Stony Brook University. She also acquired professional certification in school district business leadership from SUNY New Paltz.
The District congratulates Ms. Costa on her new position and wishes her much success in the school year.