Controller's Office

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
Tara Williams-Brown Controller 919-324-1409
Allis Talley-Burton                  Assistant Controller               919-324-1045
Vacant Assistant Controller  919-324-6020
Tracie Jones Administrative Officer  919-324-6020
Carolyn Davis Accounting Clerk  919-324-1032
Sharon Gore Administrative Assoc  919-324-1028
Sylvia Griffin Administrative Assoc  919-324-1028

Cash Management

Jamelle White Accountant  919-324-1094
Kimberly Stancil Accounting Technician  919-324-1081
Sandra Jordan Cash Management Acct Clerk  919-324-1024
Mary Jean McKoy Accountant Clerk  919-324-1056

Accounts Receivable

Jason Holtz Accounts Receivable Supervisor  919-324-1099
Marian Romero Accounting Technician  919-324-1075
Marlo Faulk Accounting Technician  919-324-1037
Brioni Barriffe Accounting Clerk  919-324-1412

Accounts Payable

Regatta Darden Accounts Payable Manager  919-324-1091
Angela Conyers Accounts Payable Supervisor 919-324-1017
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
Vanessa Jones Accounts Payable Supervisor  919-324-1072
Betty Fuller Advances, Travel Reimbursements  919-324-1039
Vivian Rizk Advances, Travel Reimbursements  919-324-1074
Renita Elleby Travel Reimbursements  919-324-1058
Vacant Accounts Payable Supervisor   
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
Vacant Direct Pays   
Diane Pergerson Direct Pays  919-324-1068
L'Eacha Tindall Direct Medical, Direct Pays  919-324-1030
Cynthia Pace Bread, Misc. Directs  919-324-1085
Susan Bradsher Dairy, Misc. Payables  919-324-6223
Vacant Direct Pays   
Lowell Murchison Accounts Payable Supervisor  919-324-1064
Angela Surles Medical Open POs, Dental Matching POs  919-324-1004
Divina Shields Misc. Matching Purchase Orders  919-324-1425
Judy Dorrin Fuel oil and Gas; Warehouse POs  919-324-6061
Vacant Misc. Purchase Orders   
Lisa Pingram Misc. Purchase Orders, Trash  919-324-1022

Welfare/Canteen/Fixed Assets/Enterprise Accounts Payable

Teresa Jarmen Welfare/Canteen Supervisor  919-324-1047
Lisa Nelson Accounting Clerk Welfare/Canteen  919-324-1023
Lacaja Williams Accounting Clerk Welfare/Canteen  919-324-1042
Maureen Lewis Fixed Assets Supervisor  919-324-1051
Jeannine Pearce Fixed Assets Accounting Tech  919-324-1067
Robynne McCrary Fixed Assets  919-324-1055
Iku Fallon Enterprise Payables Supervisor  919-324-1036
Melanie Powell Enterprise Accounts Payable Clerk  919-324-1018
Teresa Wall Enterprise Accounts Payable Clerk  919-324-1044


Doris Martin Payroll Director  919-324-1052
Adam Newsome Payroll  919-324-1410
Yohan Dugan Payroll  919-324-1382
Robert Kistner Payroll  919-324-1073
Conference Room Payroll  919-324-1087

 Enterprise Accounting

Prepares monthly cash and accrual financial statements for Enterprise.

Robin Champ Director  919-324-1007
James DeFrancisco Accountant  919-324-1026
Hans Norland Accountant  919-324-1066
Vacant Accounting Clerk   
Vacant Accounting Clerk   

  CAFR/Fiscal Policy/Inmate Costing

Sheila Allen Accountant/Manager  919-324-1005
Vacant Accountant   
Susan Charlton Accountant  919-324-1025
John DelGreco Accountant  919-324-1027

Inmate Banking/Work Release Accounting

Don Eddins Accountant/Manager  919-324-1031
Francyne Brazier Acct. Tech/Inmate Banking  919-324-1015
Jeanette Beach Accounting Clerk  919-324-1009
Christie Glenn Accounting Clerk  919-324-1041

Medical Claims Management Adult Corrections

Tammy Braswell Auditor  919-324-1014

Federal Grants

Tonya Pulley Federal Grants Manager  919-324-1077
Dawn Beasley Supervisor  919-324-1010
Louann Serraneau Grants  919-324-1078
Mal Whitmore Grants  919-324-1095
Robert Wagner Grants  919-324-6080
Linda Salas Grants  919-324-1035
Danyel White Supervisor  919-324-1093
Rosemary Dugdale Grants  919-324-1029

Systems Support

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

Vacant Accountant/Manager   
Joseph Ditzel Accountant  919-324-1016
Lakeisha Collins Accountant  919-324-1020
Sharon Upchurch Accountant 919-324-1088