Contact Information for the Financial & Business Services Area


Mailing Address:
Department of Public Instruction
6336 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-6336
Physical Address:
Department of Public Instruction
301 N Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC 27601-2825


General Phone Numbers:
Main: 919.807.3600
Fax: 919.807.3604


Organization Chart
(pdf, 45kb)   LAST UPDATED: APRIL 3, 2018


Who We Are - School Business
(pdf, 38kb)   LAST UPDATED: SEPTEMBER 11, 2018



Chief Financial Officer: Barbara Roper
Director of Financial Services: Meera Phaltankar
Asst Director of Financial Services: Samiel Fuller
Chief School Business Officer: Alexis Schauss
Asst Director of School Business: Leigh Ann Kerr



Accounting Controls and Reporting: Bonaventure Ezewuzie
Accounts Payable and Child Nutrition Claims: Regetta Darden
Budget Management: Vacant
Monitoring and Compliance : Irwin Benjamin
Purchasing and Contracts: Vacant
School Allotments: Lydia Prude
School Reporting: Gwen Tucker



For your convenience, the Financial & Business Services Directory is arranged in the following formats:

By Division
Listings arranged by divisions.

By Section
Listings arranged by sections.

By Staff
Alphabetical listing of staff members.

By Area of Specialty
Listing of specialties and the staff members responsible for each specialty.