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Lisa Wise

Lisa Wise

University Business Officer

(208) 282-2694


Michele Paige

Financial Technician

(208) 282-2747

The Facilities financial team values its critical role in supporting Facilities Management and campus communities.

We are a service-oriented team dedicated to provide administrative and financial support services.  We work directly with project managers, directors and all units within the Office of Facilities to effectively track and manage a multi-funded facilities operating budget that exceeds $37 million for the Pocatello, Idaho Falls and Meridian Campuses.

We work closely with ISU Departments. Finance & Business Affairs, Purchasing, and vendors to review, complete and process financial transactions to ensure ISU’s compliance with laws, regulations, and policies.  Specifically, Facilities Finance:

  • Manages the in-house project cost tracking system
  • Manages billable work orders
  • Manages financial operations for nearly 100 buildings in three Idaho locations
  • Manages financial transactions for all Department of Public Works Projects (about 20/year)
  • Processes all internally generated purchase requisitions
  • Maintains and monitors over 100 Facilities Cost Indexes
  • Manages payment and allocation of ISU utility bills for power, gas, water, sewer, and trash


Interesting Facts:

  • In 2018, 10,430+ work requests were processed through our in-house cost tracking system, FM Works.
  • The financial team manages over $3 Million in utility billing each year
  • The finance team processed $10.75M in Division of Public Works capital project billings for 2018.
  • The finance team processes over 4,000 P-Card transactions for 50+ P-Card holders.