Finance and Administration Services

To keep pace with the Secretary of State’s diverse and expanding duties, the Administration Division strives to create and maintain an environment of support to our employees, customers, and vendors.

Administration is committed to modeling efficient and effective operations and prudent resource management in support of the functions and duties of the Secretary of State’s Office.

In working with the Executive Office and each Division of the Secretary of State’s Office, our primary objectives include:

  • organizing staff and allocating resources efficiently so as to direct activities toward common goals and objectives
  • actively protecting the agency’s financial, human, and information resources and assets
  • insuring compliance with State, Federal, and agency regulations through sound agency controls to uphold the public’s trust
  • continuing to review and evaluate the agency’s performance to improve the services provided to the citizens of our state


Lisa Moore
Director of Finance
Finance and Administration Services


Phone: (601) 359-1603
Email Finance & Administration



The Mississippi Secretary of State at its offices at 125 South Congress Street, Suite 100, Procurement Division, Jackson, Mississippi, is seeking a Request for Proposals for the following: database software upgrades, firewall enhancements and support for the 2019 Statewide Election Management System (SEMS) Refresh Project. The purpose of this RFP is to advertise the competitive procurement for solicitation of formal quotes from potential bidders to participate. Responses will be received via sealed paper at the Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office, Capital Towers Building, 125 South Congress Street, Suite 100, Jackson, MS 39201 until 3:00 P.M., MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2019. For the RFP packet containing complete information and specifications visit the Mississippi Secretary of State website at ​or contact Jonathan Dillard, Procurement Officer at (601) 359-4187. NATHAN UPCHURCH, CHIEF OF STAFF, MISSISSIPPI SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE, 4/1/19 and 4/8/19.