Staff and Contacts

Main Raleigh Office

Physical Address: 1205 Umstead Drive Raleigh, NC 27603-2008

Telephone: 919-855-4520

Becky Wertz, Section Chief
Telephone: 919-855-4520, Fax: 919-733-8274

Beverly Speroff, Assistant Section Chief
Telephone: 919-855-4520, Fax: 919-733-8274

Ibtisam Zatari, Branch Manager, N.C. Central Branch
Telephone: 919-855-4522, Fax: 919-733-8274

Denise Rogers-Murray, Branch Manager, N.C. East Branch
Telephone: 919-855-4552, Fax: 919-733-8274

Cindy Deporter, State Survey Agency Director, Branch Manager, Quality Evaluative Systems Branch
Telephone: 919-855-4557, Fax: 919-733-8274

Western Regional Office

Physical Address: 952 Old US Highway 70, Building #17, Black Mountain, NC 28711

Karen Roquemore -- Branch Manager, N.C. West Branch
Telephone: 828-232-3108 Fax: 828-669-3382

Key Personnel and Responsibilities

Below is a list of key personnel and their area of responsibility.

Main Nursing Home Licensure and Certification Telephone Number: 919-855-4520
Name Email Telephone Responsibilities
Becky Wertz 919-855-4580 Enhancement grants, Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Civil Money Penalty representative, NC Culture Change Coalition
Beverly Speroff 919-855-4555 State Licensure Rules
Cindy Deporter 919-855-4557 Training coordinator, state survey agency director
Darrin Long 828-774-6154 Initial licensure and certification, replacement buildings, IDR coordinator, IIDR coordinator
Janet Brooks 919-855-4554 RAI Clinical Coordinator
Donna Ronk 919-855-4547 Record requests
Qwonthafia Jones 919-855-4536 Bed changes
Name Changes
Changes of Ownership
Shonda Kelly 919-855-4548 EPOC Technical Questions