Staff and Contacts

The Mental Health Licensure and Certification Section’s main office is located in Raleigh, North Carolina.

There are six mental health teams and two ICF/IID survey teams across the state. These survey teams are home based. Each team has assigned county territories. For questions regarding a specific county, please contact the team leader assigned to that territory. The licensure and training team is based out of the Raleigh office with one staff member in Black Mountain. The licensure and training team is responsible for all licensure applications (initials, changes) as well as all provider training.

Raleigh Office
Robin Sulfridge, Chief, [email protected]

Bryson Brown, South Piedmont MH Team Leader, [email protected]
Pam Pridgen, Administrative Supervisor, [email protected]

Renewal of License Resource,

Physical Address: 1800 Umstead Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603
Telephone: 919-855-3795
Fax: 919-715-8078

Home Based Teams

Wendy Boone, Assistant Section Chief, [email protected]
Telephone: 252-568-2744

Clarice Rising, Western Branch Manager, [email protected]
Telephone: 336-247-5469

Renee Kowalski, Eastern Branch Manager, [email protected]
Telephone: 919-552-6847

Steve Yost, ICF/IID Branch Manager, [email protected]
Telephone: 828-750-4895

Stacy Silvia, Licensure & Training Team Leader, [email protected]
Telephone: 919-812-2116

Lynn Grier, Foothills MH Team Leader, [email protected]
Telephone: 704-596-4072

Maria Smith, North Piedmont MH Team Leader, [email protected]
Telephone: 828-747-9913

Eileen Moreno, Mountain MH Team Leader, [email protected]
Telephone: 336-247-0107

Gloria Locklear, South Coastal MH Team Leader, [email protected]
Telephone: 910-214-0350

Shawn Page, North Coastal MH Team Leader, [email protected]
Telephone: 910-990-3708

Lesa Williams, ICF/IID Eastern Region Team Leader, [email protected]
Telephone: 919-805-4292

Justin Foster, ICF/IID Western Region Team Leader, [email protected]
Telephone: 252-343-6939