The Accounting and Finance Department supports the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe’s employees, members, customers and other involved partners.


We take care of accounts payable and payroll for the Tribe. We also monitor grants such as grant reporting and grant compliance.


Larry Kerns

Chief Financial Officer

Office: (360) 267-8158

Judy Lawrence

Grant Accountant

Office: (360) 267-8162

Dia Nickelsen

Grant Account Assistant

Office: (360) 267-8252

Roberta Merkel

Accountant/Payroll/Accounts Payable Supervisor

Office: (360) 267-8160

Janel Flemetis

Accounts Payable/Travel Coordinator

Office: (360) 267-8191

Justine Blake

Procurement Officer

Office: (360) 267-8209

Victoria Judkins

Procurement Assistant

Office: (360) 267-8254