Organization of OSBM Administrative Section
This section has top management responsibilities for the entirety of the Office of State Budget and Management and includes administrative support for management. It has staff dedicated to OSMB human resources functions and the fiscal office.
The State Budget Director and the Deputy State Budget Directors provide state and internal OSBM management for processes related to development, administration, and execution of the state’s budget. They direct the activities of budget administrators; advise executive and legislative policy makers; consult with agency budget officers on budget systems and problem resolution; provide leadership in determining budget needs and priorities based on program mission and costs, and provide leadership in administering the budget.
OSBM’s top administrators oversee the timely and accurate preparation of the governor’s budget for submission to the General Assembly and handle matters relating to execution of the budget consistent with legislative directive and intent. As well, they provide management on salary control issues and supervise the development of statewide budget data analyses and revenue and economic projections. They review and take required action on appropriate Council of State agenda issues and oversee capital improvement budgeting processes.
Specific duties and goals of the State Budget Director and Deputy State Budget Directors:
- Provide fiscal advice to the governor and members of governor’s senior staff that promote a structurally-sound and balanced budget.
- Manage the timely development of the governor’s budget submission to the General Assembly.
- Lead the process of recommending continuation, expansion, and capital budget items that achieve the Governor’s priorities.
- Manage the estimating and monitoring of revenue collections to insure availability of funds for state programs.
- Control the allotment of funds for compliance with law and procedures.
- Provide fiscal management and analysis that result in effective use of taxpayer resources.
- Advance sound public analysis, planning, and decision making, statewide.
- Recruit and retain a competent, motivated, and highly trained staff.