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Technology Services


The Chief of Technical Services (CTS) is responsible for the maintenance of existing technology. The CTS also works with the department in implementing the modernization of technical equipment and systems. This assists the department in staying in alignment and in reaching the department’s goals. The units under the prevue of the CTS maintain the architecture, hardware, software and networking of computers in the agency. They also maintain and install all the physical security systems and communications devices used by the department.

Please direct all computer issues to the OMES help desk either via email - or phone - (405) 521-2445.

Administration and Contacts

Mike Carpenter
Chief of Technical Services

Stephanie Carpenter

Executive Assistant
Phone: (405) 425-2997
Cody Simmons
(405) 425-7029

Drew Adams
(405) 425-2184

Lester Neill
Chief Administrator of Physical Security
Phone: (405) 425-7144

Tami Miner

Division Support Coordinator
Phone: (405) 425-7574

Division Contacts

Communication Device Unit
Casey Christensen
Phone: (405) 425-2650

Technology Operations and Logistics
Matthew Craig
Phone: (405) 425-7166
Jessica Pool
Phone: (405) 425-2555

Chief Information Officer/OMES Liaison
Rob Teel
Phone: (405) 425-2317


Data Quality and Analytics

Communication Devices

The communication devices unit maintains the many different devices the department uses on a daily basis to communicate with each other. These devices include cell phones, the PBX phone system still used by many locations, and the handheld radios security uses at each facility. They also work with the Office of Management and Enterprise Services to deploy the state-run Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) system within the department.

Physical Security

The Physical Security unit is responsible for installation and maintenance of all the different security systems the department uses to maintain the safety and security of all inmates, staff, and the public. These systems consist of the video surveillance systems, intrepid fences, key distribution devices, and management of security software. This unit also takes care of all network infrastructure the department uses for its pc systems to include both copper and fiber infrastructure.

Information Security Management/Technical Innovations

Information Security Management is responsible for the security and management of agency information. They work alongside of Office of Management and Enterprise Services to make sure that all possible measures are used to keep any breaches from occurring. This unit also works with administration on implementing the modernization of technical equipment and systems that will assist the department in all aspects of its daily operations.

Technology Devices

They assist the Office of Management and Enterprise Services in large deployments of new computers. This unit ensures the many different software applications the department uses are functioning correctly. They are also responsible for training staff in the vast number of programs used by the department.

Last Modified on Sep 09, 2021
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