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The Auditor-Controller is the chief accounting officer of the county. Responsibilities include the accounting of the county’s revenues, expenditures, assets, liabilities, fund balances and related fiduciary responsibilities in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Among these duties include payroll and payroll reporting; the audit of vendor claims; warrant writing; public assistance accounting; extending the property tax roll and apportioning the collections; financial statements and the compilation of the county’s budget.


The goal of this department is to deliver the best possible service with the resources that are available, providing accurate and timely financial information to the Board of Supervisors, State of California, other county offices, special districts, and the citizens of Tehama County. The Auditor-Controller ensures that the county is reporting financial information to the public as required by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board.


Krista Peterson, Auditor-Controller

444 Oak Street – Room J
Red Bluff, CA 96080

Office Phone: (530) 527-3474

Payroll Phone: (530) 727-1919

Fax (530) 528-2015
Office Hours – 8 a.m. through 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday


Contact Area Of Responsibility
KRISTA PETERSON Auditor-Controller
JULIEANNE MANNING Assistant Auditor-Controller
FRAN MAGEE Auditor Accountant
REBECCA ADAMS Property Tax Accountant II
Property Tax Accountant I
SANDRA VALERIO Payroll Coordinator I
Vacant Senior Accounting Technician, Accounts Payable
SANDRA PALMER Senior Accounting Technician, Accounts Payable
SONIA VELAZQUEZ-PINA Accountant I, Accounting Services
AMEE STEVENS Accountant II, Accounting Services
vacant Accounting Specialist, Accounting Services
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