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
Allis Talley-Burton                  Controller               919-324-1045
Jason Dearman Assistant Controller 919-866-3625
VACANT Administrative Officer II TBD
Greg Owens Temp-Staff  
Carolyn Davis Accounting Clerk II/Front Desk 919-324-1032

Cash Management

Employee Title Phone Number
Towanna Haywood General Fund Cash Management Manager  919-324-1094
Danyel White Special Fund Cash Management Supervisor 919-324-1093
Kimberly Stancil Accounting Technician III 919-324-1081
VACANT Accounting Technician II TBD
Sannyya Richardson Temp-Staff 919-324-6080

Accounts Payable

Employee Title Phone Number
Regatta Darden Accounts Payable Manager  919-324-1091
Renita Elleby Accounts Payable Supervisor 919-324-1058
Lisa Pingram Misc. Purchase Orders, Trash  919-324-1022
Vivian Rizk ALE, Travel, Direct pmts, Registration 919-324-1074
Sharon Cobb Telephone/Pagers; Pay Utilities  919-324-1019
Cynthia Pace Bread, Misc. Directs  919-324-1085
VACANT Contract payments, Lowes, Leases TBD
Angela Hinnant Temp-Staff 919-324-1015
Jocaleb Strayhorn Misc. Medical, Direct Pays  919-324-1129
Alaric Martin SBI Invoices/Travel, Leases, SBI Contracts 919-324-6017
Michelle Lindley Victims Comp, Pitney Bowes  919-324-6067

Fixed Assets

Employee Title Phone Number
Robynne McCray Process Grant Invoices; Fixed Assets 919-324-1055
Alfreda Burnette Johnson Controls, Fuels; Fixed Assets 919-324-1006


Employee Title Phone Number
Anitra Evans Payroll Director 919-324-1052
Robert Kistner Payroll Associate 919-324-1073
Kaila Haywood Temp-Staff  

Financial Reporting/Fiscal Policy

This section handles all financial reporting (ACFR & Standalone Financials) for the Department as well as fiscal policies, GASB updates and implementation, Directed State Grants and cost allocations.

Employee Title Phone Number
VACANT Financial Reporting Manager TBD
Donna Lindsay Cost Allocations Accountant II 919-324-1024


This section processes draw requests, federal reimbursements and federal financial reporting for Federal Grants.

Employee Title Phone Number
Donnie Tim Federal Grants Manager  919-324-1077
Dawn Beasley Supervisor  919-324-1010
Fisner Antoine Supervisor - NCORR; SHP 919-324-1078
VACANT Accountant I 919-324-1095
Lynette Lee Accountant I 919-324-1049
Jean Spencer Accountant I 919-324-1043
Linda Salas Accounting Tech II  919-324-1035
Beverly Godwin Temp-Staff 919-324-1011
Janice Whittaker Temp-Staff 919-324-1160
Sharon Upchurch Temp-Staff 919-716-3000

Systems Support

This section provide support to NCAS/NCFS users, Core Banking, and Content Cloud, including setting up security and troubleshooting. 

Employee Title Phone Number
Joseph Ditzel BSA 919-324-1016 or 919-716-3395
Martin Hackle System Support 919-324-6019 or 919-716-3395


This section will oversee compliance for the Controller's Office ensuring Directed Grants are monitored, tracked and reported, as well as other grant subrecipient and other GASB implementation and completing EAGLE Internal Controls.

Employee Title Phone Number
VACANT Business/Finance Compliance Analyst II TBD
VACANT Business/Finance Compliance Analyst I TBD