Financial Services Bureau

Accounting Division

Office hours 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (Monday through Friday)

The Accounting Division provides financial oversight for the Sheriff’s Office adhering to internal policies, Thurston County Financial Policies and Procedures and the Washington State Auditor Budgeting, Accounting and Reporting System (BARS).

Listed below are the contacts for various assignments within the Accounting Division:

Financial Services Director Joan Plaja (360) 786-5504

  • Sheriff’s Payroll
  • Sheriff’s leave accruals
  • Jurisdictional OPTIONS program billings
  • Inmate medical collection contact

Financial Services Supervisor Ann West (360) 786-6458

  • Inmate commissary
  • Corrections Bureau payroll
  • Corrections Bureau leave accruals
  • Fixed Assets/Inventory control
  • Record Retention
  • OPTIONS Program accounting and collection

Financial Operations Assistants:

Laura Scott (360) 786-5507
  • Accounts Payable
  • Inmate Commissary
  • Employee Travel
Sharon Brown (360) 786-5507
  • Inmate medical billing
  • Inmate medical accounts payable
  • Inmate insurance coordination
  • Inmate insurance billing
Amy Lambert (360) 786-5507
  • Inmate funds accounting
  • Treasurer deposits
  • Prisoner Support billings
  • Posting of inmate accounts receivable