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:

Senior Management Analyst - Heidi Thomsen (360) 786-5504

  • Sheriff’s and Corrections Budget
  • Sheriff’s and Corrections Grants and Contracts
  • Oversight of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Payroll functions
  • Development/implementation of financial policies and procedures

Financial Operations Supervisor - Laura Scott (360) 786-5507

  • Sheriff’s Office payroll
  • Sheriff’s Office leave accruals
  • Sheriff’s Office grant billings

Financial Operations Assistants:

Sharon Brown (360) 786-5507
  • Accounts Payable
  • Inmate Commissary
  • Employee Travel
  • Fixed assets/inventory control
Holli Stewart (360) 786-5507
  • Inmate medical billing
  • Inmate medical accounts payable
  • Inmate insurance coordination
  • Inmate insurance billing
Amy Lambert (360) 786-5507
  • Inmate funds accounting
  • Inmate Commissary
  • Corrections Bureau payroll and leave accruals
  • Treasurer deposits
  • Prisoner Support billings
  • Posting of inmate accounts receivable
  • Records retention
  • OPTIONS Program accounting and collection