Diane Romero became a member of the Sheriff’s Office in September of 2002. She has more than 32 years of financial and budgeting experience.
Before joining the Sheriff’s Office, she served as the finance manager for the Douglas County Finance Department and worked closely with the Sheriff’s Office relative to budget and accounting issues since she became a Douglas County employee back in June of 1996.
Diane’s role enables her to work with the Sheriff, Undersheriff, Chief Deputies, Captains and staff members throughout the agency on the day-to-day financial and operating issues of the Sheriff’s Office. She directs the Sheriff’s overall budget process, provides revenue, expenditure, and staffing forecasts and analyses, and oversees the accounting of inmate-related funds, seizure fund accounting, contract and grant administration, asset management, and the general ledger, purchasing and accounts payable functions within the Sheriff’s Office. Diane manages a staff of three which includes the Sheriff’s Office Budget Analyst, Grants/Contracts and Financial Operations Administrator and Accountant II.
Diane graduated Summa Cum Laude from Regis University with a Bachelor of Science degree in both accounting and business administration with an emphasis in management.