Ellen Norris

Employee PhotoOffice Operations Manager

Phone: 919-558-9393

Cell: 919-868-4575
Fax: 919-549-9390

Email: enorris@tjcog.org



Bachelor of Arts in Education, University of South Carolina 

Attended UNC-CH School of Government’s City and County Clerk School and Workshop for New Clerks


Professional Experience

Joined Triangle J in July 2009.  Previous experience in project management and office administration for 16 plus years and as an educator in the private and public school systems.



  • Designs and monitors office systems and procedures and maintains office supply inventory.
  • Provides support for the executive director and project directors.
  • Manages various records and files, composition and layout of various materials.
  • Coordinates meetings and other events.
  • Ensures proper maintenance and repair of office equipment and vehicle.
  • Assists with interviews and new employee training and startup.
  • Performs breath alcohol and drug screening tests for member governments; maintains records and reports results to member governments, transit agencies, and universities.
  • Ensures library and other filing systems are maintained and up to date.
  • Liaise with information technology provider; member of Office Technology Team.


Representative Projects

  • Maintains directory of Region J’s local government staff and elected officials.
  • Conducts registrations for meetings at both office and off-site locations.
  • Certified Breath Alcohol Technician, Calibration Technician and Drug Screen Collector for Drug and Alcohol Testing Program.