k-riceMr. J. Keven Rice serves as the Director of Finance. Mr. Rice is a graduate of Clifton Forge High School, Virginia Tech with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Psychology, and Averett University with a Master in Business Administration degree. He has 24 years of business related experience in the private sector and nine years in the public sector, seven of which have been with Alleghany County Public Schools.

Mr. Rice may be contacted by phone at (540) 863-1813 and by e-mail at

The primary function of the Director of Finance is to supervise the management of the business and financial affairs of the school division including budget preparation, financial management, payroll administration, and procurement.


jewel-tincherMrs. Jewel Tincher is the Administrative Assistant for  Financial Services-Payroll. She is a graduate of Covington High School and has an Associate’s Degree in Business Management from Dabney S Lancaster Community College. She has a strong background in the Finance/Reporting aspect of business. She worked as the Accounting/Payroll Administrator for Lear Corporation until 2006 and has spent the last several years working as the Reporting Analyst for the VDOT EZPass program.

She may be contacted by calling (540) 863-1813 or by email at 



Mrs. Lori Tolley is the Administrative Assistant for Financial Services – Accounts Payable and Receivable.  She graduated from Alleghany High School in 1986 where she was active in basketball, softball and various clubs.   Lori served as the Secretary for Maintenance and Transportation for three years prior to assuming her current position.  Prior to joining Alleghany County Public Schools, she was employed in the accounting and finance field for 18 years, most recently as a Deputy Clerk in the Alleghany County Treasurer’s Office.


Mrs. Tolley is married to Bill Tolley, and they have two sons, Jacob and Joseph. Mrs. Tolley is responsible for accounts payable and receivable, billing and general ledger posting. 

She may be contacted by calling (540) 863-1813 or by email at

Ms. Carolyn O'Conner is the Administrative Assistant for Division Support.  She may be contacted by calling (540) 863-1813 or by email at
 Carolyn O'Connor_Administrative Assistant for Division Support