The Governor’s new outcomes-based budget process ends the practice of prioritizing spending by agency and institutes a process of prioritizing programs for available funding because they deliver results, regardless of which agency delivers the service.
It is the Governor’s responsibility to recommend a balanced budget to the Legislature – Program Funding Teams served as advisors to the Governor in the preparation of his budget.
Program Funding Teams were formed for each outcome area in the strategic framework of the 10-Year Plan. Characteristics of the teams included:
· Citizen volunteers were selected by the Governor for their leadership, experience and
general familiarity with Oregon.
· Members represented the geographic and cultural diversity of Oregon, bringing fresh
voices and perspectives to inform the Governor’s process to create a focused
Teams assisted the Governor in assessing funding priorities for state government by applying personal knowledge and experience.
Program Funding Team Members:
Ben Cannon 503-378-5690
Richard Whitman 503-378-5145
Norwood Knight Richardson
Mike Bonetto 503-373-1558
Sean Kolmer 503-798-2208
Cameron Smith 503-986-6531
Jobs and Innovation
Scott Nelson 503-378-3132
Margaret Van Vliet
|All state programs, regardless of agency, were mapped to the outcome area with which the program has the greatest affinity. For a complete list of agencies by program area click here. Program Funding Teams considered each program and made recommendations to the Governor about appropriate funding levels given resources available in the outcome area.
The 2013-2015 Governor‘s Balanced Budget has been delivered for legislative consideration with recommendations tied to specific outcomes.
Click here to see a copy of the 2013-2015 Governor’s Balanced Budget.