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Governor's Office for Policy and Management

Contact Information

702 Capitol Avenue
Room 284, Capitol Annex
Frankfort, KY  40601
Phone:  (502) 564-7300

Office Description

The Governor's Office for Policy and Management (GOPM) is responsible for the preparation of the Executive Budget as well as the implementation and oversight of the Budget of the Commonwealth as enacted by the General Assembly.  The preparation of the budget includes assisting the state agencies with their budget requests, analyzing the requests, and making recommendations to the Governor.  The Office conducts regular and ongoing financial and policy analysis to assist in the development of Executive policy and for use in directing and monitoring implementation of that policy.  The Office also engages in continuous evaluation of statewide management practices and procedures in an effort to realize maximum efficiency.


John Hicks

Janice Tomes

Deputy State Budget Director

Deputy State Budget Director


Appropriation Units

Policy and Budget Analyst

Executive Branch:  
General Government  
Office of the Governor Jana Smith
Office of State Budget Director Jana Smith
State Planning Fund Jana Smith
Unified Prosecutorial System:  
 Commonwealth's Attorneys Christina Gordley
 County Attorneys Christina Gordley
Agriculture Vicki Goins
Attorney General Christina Gordley
Auditor of Public Accounts Jim McWilliams
Board of Elections Michaela Giles
Commission on Human Rights Christina Gordley
Commission on Women Christina Gordley
Department for Local Government Jana Smith
Department of Veterans' Affairs Geoff Pinkerton
Executive Branch Ethics Commission Jana Smith
Governor's Office of Agricultural Policy Vicki Goins
Homeland Security Jana Smith
Kentucky Employees Retirement System Jana Smith
Kentucky Infrastructure Authority Jana Smith
Kentucky River Authority Kara Smothermon
Local Government Economic Assistance Fund Jana Smith
Local Government Economic Development Fund Jana Smith
Area Development Fund Jana Smith
Military Affairs Teresa Sanders
Occupational Boards and Commissions Kara Smothermon
Personnel Board Teresa Sanders
Registry of Election Finance Michaela Giles
School Facilities Construction Commission Carla Wright
Secretary of State Michaela Giles
Teachers' Retirement System Teresa Sanders
Treasury Jana Smith
Appropriations Not Otherwise Classified Carla Wright
Economic Development Cabinet Kathi Marshall
Department of Education  
Learning and Results Services Michaela Giles/Kara Smothermon
Operations and Support Services Michaela Giles/Kara Smothermon
Support Education Excellence in Kentucky (SEEK) Program Michaela Giles/Kara Smothermon
Education and Workforce Development Cabinet  
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Kara Smothermon
Education Professional Standards Board Kara Smothermon
Employment and Training Kara Smothermon
Environmental Education Council Kara Smothermon
General Administration and Program Support Kara Smothermon
Kentucky Educational Television Kara Smothermon
Libraries and Archives Kara Smothermon
Office for the Blind Kara Smothermon
Proprietary Education Kara Smothermon
Vocational Rehabilitation Kara Smothermon
Energy and Environment Cabinet  
Energy Development and Independence Glenna Goins
Environmental Protection Glenna Goins
Kentucky Nature Preserves Commission Glenna Goins
Natural Resources Glenna Goins
Public Service Commission Glenna Goins
Secretary Glenna Goins
Finance and Administration Cabinet  
Commonwealth Office of Technology Carla Wright
Controller Carla Wright
County Costs Carla Wright
Debt Service Carla Wright
Facilities and Support Services Carla Wright
General Administration Carla Wright
Property Valuation Administrators Carla Wright
Revenue Carla Wright
Health and Family Services Cabinet  
Aging and Independent Living Vicki Goins/Jim McWilliams
Behavioral Health, Developmental & Intellectual Disabilities Jim McWilliams/Vicki Goins
Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs Vicki Goins/Jim McWilliams
Community Based Services Vicki Goins/Jim McWilliams
Family Resource Centers and Volunteer Services Vicki Goins/Jim McWilliams
General Administration and Program Support Vicki Goins/Jim McWilliams
Health Benefit Exchange Vicki Goins/Jim McWilliams
Health Policy Jim McWilliams/Vicki Goins
Income Support Vicki Goins/Jim McWilliams
Medicaid Jim McWilliams/Vicki Goins
Public Health Jim McWilliams/Vicki Goins
Justice and Public Safety Cabinet  
Criminal Justice Training Geoff Pinkerton
 Corrections Management Geoff Pinkerton
 Community Services and Local Facilities Geoff Pinkerton
 Adult Correctional Institutions Geoff Pinkerton
 Local Jail Support Geoff Pinkerton
Justice Administration Geoff Pinkerton
Juvenile Justice Geoff Pinkerton
Public Advocacy Geoff Pinkerton
State Police Geoff Pinkerton
Labor Cabinet  
General Administration and Program Support Christina Gordley
Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission Christina Gordley
Secretary Christina Gordley
Workers' Claims Christina Gordley
Workers' Compensation Funding Commission Christina Gordley
Workplace Standards Christina Gordley
Personnel Cabinet  
General Operations Teresa Sanders
Public Employees Deferred Compensation Authority Teresa Sanders
State Group Health Insurance Fund Teresa Sanders
Workers' Compensation Benefits and Reserve Teresa Sanders
Postsecondary Education  
Council on Postsecondary Education Kathi Marshall
Eastern Kentucky University Kathi Marshall
Kentucky State University Kathi Marshall
Morehead State University Kathi Marshall
Murray State University Kathi Marshall
Northern Kentucky University Kathi Marshall
University of Kentucky Kathi Marshall
University of Louisville Kathi Marshall
Western Kentucky University Kathi Marshall
Kentucky Community and Technical College System Kathi Marshall
Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority Kathi Marshall
Public Protection Cabinet:  
Alcoholic Beverage Control Christina Gordley
Board of Claims/Crime Victims' Compensation Christina Gordley
Board of Tax Appeals Christina Gordley
Boxing and Wrestling Authority Christina Gordley
Charitable Gaming Christina Gordley
Financial Institutions Christina Gordley
Horse Racing Commission Christina Gordley
Housing, Buildings and Construction Christina Gordley
Insurance Christina Gordley
Secretary Christina Gordley
Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet:  
Artisans Center Teresa Sanders
Arts Council Teresa Sanders
Fish and Wildlife Resources Teresa Sanders
Heritage Council Teresa Sanders
Historical Society Teresa Sanders
Horse Park Commission Teresa Sanders
Kentucky Center for the Arts Teresa Sanders
Parks Teresa Sanders
Secretary Teresa Sanders
State Fair Board Teresa Sanders
Travel Teresa Sanders
Transportation Cabinet:  
Aviation Carla Wright
Revenue Sharing Carla Wright
Public Transportation Carla Wright
Highways Carla Wright
Vehicle Regulation Carla Wright
General Administration and Support Carla Wright
Legislative Branch:  
General Assembly John Hicks
Legislative Research Commission John Hicks
Judicial Branch:  
Court Operations and Administration Janice Tomes
Local Facilities Fund Janice Tomes
Judicial Form Retirement System Janice Tomes
Accounting Staff:  
Internal Policy Analyst III Marty Miller
Support Staff:  
Receptionist Traci Hedrick
Administrative Secretary Susan Drury
Executive Orders
Administrative Orders
Kentucky Legislative Information Reporting (KLIR)
Badge Security
Larissa Watson
Technology Staff:  
KBUD Administrator
Training Liaison
OSBD Webmaster
KLIR Administrator
Wireless Coordinator
Phillip Rosell


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