DPB's Organization and Divisions

The following divisions have primary responsibility for many of the major functions of the agency, including developing and executing the state's budget. They are organized generally along the lines of the Governor's secretaries, with one division serving a coordinating role.
 

Budget Operations

In its coordinating role, this division designs and manages the processes for soliciting budget requests and transforming various analyses and policy decisions into budget recommendations. This division is responsible for planning, developing, and coordinating the Budget Bill and assisting with the production of the Budget Document. It develops policies and procedures for budget execution and it also coordinates the forecasting of nongeneral fund revenues. This division conducts budget analysis and formulates recommendations on issues that cut across other budget divisions and also conducts budget analysis and formulates recommendations for Executive offices, legislative agencies, and non-state agencies. This division is also responsible for the maintenance and operation of the Performance Budgeting System, the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall, and other systems and applications used by the Department of Planning Budget, other state agencies, and the general public.

Jon Howe - Associate Director, Budget Operations
jon.howe@dpb.virginia.gov

Commerce and Resources

This division provides analysis and advice in planning, budgeting, policy development, and program evaluation related to agencies in the Agriculture and Forestry, Commerce and Trade, and Natural Resources Secretariats.

Toni Walker - Associate Director, Commerce and Resources
toni.walker@dpb.virginia.gov

Education and Transportation

This division provides analysis and advice in planning, budgeting, policy development, and program evaluation related to agencies in the Education and Transportation Secretariats.

Michael Maul - Associate Director, Education and Transportation
michael.maul@dpb.virginia.gov

General Government

This division provides analysis and advice in planning, budgeting, policy development, and program evaluation related to agencies in the Administration, Finance, and Technology Secretariats. This division also conducts budget analysis and formulates recommendations on issues that cut across other budget divisions such as public employee compensation and benefits.

Brian Logwood - Associate Director, General Government
brian.logwood@dpb.virginia.gov

Health and Human Resources

This division provides analysis and advice in planning, budgeting, policy development, and program evaluation related to agencies in the Health and Human Resources Secretariat.

Mike Shook - Associate Director, Health and Human Resources
michael.shook@dpb.virginia.gov

Public Safety

This division provides analysis and advice in planning, budgeting, policy development, and program evaluation related to agencies in the Secretariat of Public Safety and Homeland Security, the Secretariat of Veterans and Defense Affairs, the Secretariat of Administration, as well as the Judicial Department.

Banci Tewolde - Associate Director, Public Safety
banci.tewolde@dpb.virginia.gov

Planning, Evaluation, and Regulation

This division develops expenditure and client forecasts used in the development of the state's budget; coordinates the state's strategic planning process and the review of proposed legislation, including issuing fiscal impact statements; evaluates state agency functions, and the quality and efficiency of state services, including the state's school efficiency review process; and coordinates the review of all regulations promulgated by executive branch agencies, including preparing economic impact analyses and making recommendations to the Governor's office.

Ashley Colvin - Associate Director, Planning, Evaluation, and Regulation
ashley.colvin@dpb.virginia.gov

Administrative Services

This division implements all facets of the agency's budget, including budget development and execution, monitors agency expenditures and appropriations and oversees procurement functions. This division is also responsible for human resource functions, the coordination of technology services, records management, Freedom of Information Act requests, and disaster/recovery.

Michelle Vucci - Associate Director, Administrative Services
michelle.vucci@dpb.virginia.gov