Controller's Office

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The Controller's Office of the Department of Public Safety is primarily responsible for the effective management of the agency's financial resources. Consequently, the section is charged with the responsibility for preparing and maintaining records, procedures, and organizational plans designed to provide reasonable assurance that:

  1. Financial records are accurate, reliable, and prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and state and federal requirements.
  2. Assets are properly acquired and safeguarded.
  3. Transactions are properly authorized and processed in a timely manner.
  4. Sound financial and policy guidance is provided to Department managers and various employees throughout the agency.
  5. Excellent service is provided to both internal and external customers. T

The Controller's Office is made up of employees performing functions which include:

  • accounts payable
  • accounts receivable
  • payroll
  • grant accounting
  • general accounting
  • fixed assets
  • cash management
  • policies and procedures development

NCDPS Controller's Office

Employee Title Phone Number
Tara Williams-Brown Controller 919-324-1409
Allis Talley-Burton                  Assistant Controller of Reporting               919-324-1045
Felicia Lucas Assistant Controller of Operations 919-324-6016
Katie Ali-McMinn Administrative Officer I 919-324-6020
Carolyn Davis Accounting Clerk II 919-324-1032
Sharon Gore Administrative Associate 919-324-1028
Sylvia Griffin Administrative Associate 919-324-1028

Cash Management

Employee Title Phone Number
Towanna Haywood Cash Management Manager  919-324-1094
Kimberly Stancil Accounting Technician  919-324-1081
Donna Quinn Accounting Technician I  919-324-6018
Mary Jean McKoy Accountant Clerk  919-324-1056
Deborah Mahaffey Administrative Associate II 919-324-1246

Accounts Receivable

Employee Title Phone Number
Jason Holtz Accounts Receivable Supervisor  919-324-1099
Sherry Pearson Accounting Technician  919-324-1075
Marlo Faulk Accounting Technician  919-324-1037
Sarah Lenda Administrative Specialist 919-324-1040

Accounts Payable

Employee Title Phone Number
Regatta Darden Accounts Payable Manager  919-324-1091
Vacant Accounts Payable Supervisor 919-324-----
Alfreda Burnette  Independent Contracts, Lowes, Leases  919-324-1006
Carolyn Merritt Pest Control, Lab Corp. & Misc. POs  919-324-1464
Nicole Kreais Warehouse and Misc. POs, Fed-Ex & UPS  919-324-1050
Lynette Lee Cardinal Health, Employee Physicals  919-324-1049
Renita Elleby Accounts Payable Supervisor  919-324-1072
Jason Pullen Advances, Travel Reimbursements  919-324-1039
Keesha Penny Travel Reimbursements  919-324-1058
Angela Conyers Accounts Payable Supervisor  919-324-1017
Saleha Bhatti Capital Improvement  919-324-1012
Sharon Cobb Telephone/Pagers  919-324-1019
Michelle Lindley Victims Comp, Pitney Bowes  919-324-6067
Teresa Murphy Utilities  919-324-1065
Roslyn Vaughn Accounts Payable Supervisor  919-324-1089
Diane Pergerson Direct Pays  919-324-1068
L'Eacha Tindall Cables, Direct Pays  919-324-1030
Cynthia Pace Bread, Misc. Directs  919-324-1085
Susan Bradsher Dairy, Misc. Payables  919-324-6223
Jacaleb Strayhorn Misc. Medical, Direct Pays  919-324-1129
Lowell Murchison Accounts Payable Supervisor  919-324-1064
Angela Surles Medical Open POs, Dental Matching POs  919-324-1004
Viji Nithianandarajah Misc. Matching Purchase Orders  919-324-1426
Lisa Pingram Misc. Purchase Orders, Trash  919-324-1022
Elaine Lee Miscellaneous Purchase Orders 919-324-1008

Fixed Assets

Employee Title Phone Number
Maureen Lewis Fixed Assets Supervisor  919-324-1051
Jeannine Pearce Fixed Assets Accounting Tech  919-324-1067
Divina Shields Fixed Assets Accounting Tech 919-324-1425
Robyn McCray Fixed Assets 919-324-1055

Welfare Accounting/Canteen

Employee Title Phone Number
Teresa Jarman Welfare/Canteen Supervisor 919-324-1047
LaCaja Williams Accounting Clerk Welfare/Canteen 919-324-1042
Vacant Accounting Clerk Welfare/Canteen 919-324-1023

 Enterprise Accounts Payable

Employee Title Phone Number
Iku Fallon Enterprise Accounts Payable Supervisor 919-324-1036
Melanie Powell Accounting Tech 919-324-1018
Taylor Kincer Accounting Tech 919-324-1044


Employee Title Phone Number
Anitra Evans Payroll Director 919-324-1052
Mona McMillan Payroll 919-324-1382
Adam Newsome Payroll 919-324-1410
Robert Kistner Payroll 919-324-1073

 Enterprise Accounting

Employee Title Phone Number
Edward Walker Director 919-324-1007
Kathy Manchester Accounting Tech I 919-324-1038
Christina Jones Accounting Tech I 919-324-1038
Brioni Barriffe Accounting Clerk 919-324-1412
Sherry Hall Accountant II 919-324-6244
Hans Noland Accountant II 919-324-1066

CAFR/Fiscal Policy/Inmate Costing

Employee Title Phone Number
Nancy Gemma Accountant / Manager  919-324-1005
Donna Lindsay Accountant II 919-324-1024
Wei Zhang Accountant II 919-324-1025
John DelGreco Accountant II 919-324-1027

Inmate Banking/Work Release Accounting

Employee Title Phone Number
Don Eddins Accountant II / Manager  919-324-1031
Jeanette Beach Accounting Tech II 919-324-1009
Christie Glenn Accounting Tech II 919-324-1041

Medical Claims Management Adult Corrections

Employee Title Phone Number
Tammy Braswell Auditor  919-324-1014

Federal Grants

Employee Title Phone Number
Donnie Tim Federal Grants Manager  919-324-1077
Dawn Beasley Supervisor  919-324-1010
Louann Serraneau Supervisor  919-324-1078
Danyel White Supervisor 919-324-1093
Mal Whitmore Accountant I 919-324-1095
Jean Spencer Accountant I 919-324-1043
Linda Salas Accounting Tech II  919-324-1035
Heloisa Vega Accounting Tech II 919-324-1029

Systems Support

This section provides support to NCAS users, Core Banking, NCXPTR, and XTND, including setting up security.

Employee Title Phone Number
Mac Brown BSA Manager  919-324-1053 or 919-716-3395
Joseph Ditzel BSA 919-324-1016 or 919-716-3395
Sharon Parrish BSA 919-324-1020 or 919-716-3395
Edward Giurgis User Support Tech II 919-324-1088 or 919-716-3395
Martin Hackle User Support Tech I 919-324-6019 or 919-716-3395