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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


Deputy State Budget Director







Policy and Budget Analyst
Michaela Giles

Department of Education

Glenna Goins

Education and Workforce Development Cabinet -
Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Education Professional Standards Board
Employment and Training
Environmental Education Council
General Administration and Program Support
Kentucky Educational Television
Libraries and Archives
Office for the Blind
Vocational Rehabilitation

Vicki Goins

Health and Family Services Cabinet -
Aging and Independent Living
Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs
General Administration and Program Support
Human Support Services
Income Support

Christina Gordley

General Government -
Department of Agriculture
Attorney General
Commission on Human Rights
Commission on Women
Commonwealth's Attorneys
County Attorneys
Governors Office Agricultural Policy

Public Protection Cabinet -
Alcoholic Beverage Control
Board of Claims/Crime Victims' Compensation Board
Boxing and Wrestling Authority
Charitable Gaming
Financial Institutions
Horse Racing Authority
Housing, Buildings and Construction
Tax Appeals

John Hicks

Legislative Branch

Kathi Marshall

Economic Development Cabinet -
Existing Business Development
Financial Incentives
New Business Development

Postsecondary Education -
Council on Postsecondary Education
Eastern Kentucky University
Kentucky Community and Technical College System
Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority
State University
Morehead State University
Murray State University
Northern Kentucky University
University of Kentucky
University of Louisville
Western Kentucky University

Legislative Liaison

Jim McWilliams

General Government -
Auditor of Public Accounts

Health and Family Services Cabinet-
Health Policy
Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities
Public Health

Geoff Pinkerton

General Government -
Veterans' Affairs

Energy and Environment Cabinet -
Energy Development and Independence
Environmental Protection
Environmental Quality Commission
Kentucky Nature Preserves Commission
Mine Safety Review Commission
Natural Resources
Public Service Commission

Labor Cabinet -
General Adminsitration and Program Support for Shared Services
Inspector General for Shared Services
Occupational Safety Review Commission
Workers Claims
Workers Compensation Funding Commission
Workplace Standards

Teresa Sanders

General Government-
Military Affairs
Personnel Board
Teacher's Retirement Systems

Personnel Cabinet -
General Operations
Public Employees Deferred Compensation Authority
Workers' Compensation Benefits and Reserve

Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet -
Artisans Center
Arts Council
Fish and Wildlife Resources
Heritage Council
Historical Society
Horse Park Commission
Kentucky Center for the Arts
State Fair Board

Jana Smith

General Government - 
Board of Elections
Executive Branch Ethics Commission
Homeland Security
Kentucky Infrastructure Authority
Kentucky Retirement Systems
Local Government Department of
Local Government Economic Development Fund
Local Government Economic Assistance Fund
Area Development Fund
Office of the Governor
Office State Budget Director
Registry of Election Finance
State Planning Fund
Secretary of State

Kara Smothermon

General Government -
Occupational and Professional Boards and Commissions
Kentucky River Authority

Department of Education

Janice Tomes

Judicial Branch

Justice and Public Safety Cabinet -
Adult Correctional Institutions
Community Services and Local Facilities
Corrections Management
Criminal Justice Training
Justice Administration
Juvenile Justice
Local Jail Support
Public Advocacy
State Police

Carla Wright

Finance Cabinet -
County Costs
Debt Service
Facilities and Support Services
General Administration
Commonwealth Office of Technology
Property Valuation Administrators

General Government -
School Facilities Construction Commission
Appropriations Not Otherwise Classified

Transportation Cabinet -
General Administration and Support
Public Transportation
Revenue Sharing
Vehicle Regulation



Accounting Staff
Marty Miller Internal Policy Analyst II
Support Staff
Traci Hedrick Receptionist
Susan Drury Administrative Secretary
Larissa Watson

Executive Orders
Administrative Orders
Kentucky Legislative Information Reporting (KLIR)
Badge Security

Technology Staff
Phillip Rosell

KBUD Administrator
Training Liaison
OSBD Webmaster
KLIR Administrator
Wireless Coordinator


Last Updated 2/12/2015
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