To advise state agencies on performance management initiatives and evidence-based policy efforts; highlight successful efforts and promising initiatives; and offer advice on relevant legislation, rules, or policies.
North Carolina state government will be nationally recognized for its culture of continuous improvement, commitment to inter-agency collaboration, and use of data, evidence, and performance management tools.
Background & Members
The Governor's Advisory Committee on Performance Management was created in May 2018 by Executive Order No. 43 and continued in May 2022 by Executive Order No. 260. It is composed of 13 department heads, senior officials, legislators and performance experts appointed by the Governor. The committee’s role is to advise the Governor regarding the progress of the NC Results First Initiative; new performance management initiatives; proposed or pending state legislation; rules or policies related to performance management and strategies for increasing evidence-based policy efforts.
|Committee Members 2021-23|
|Kristin Walker (Chair)||State Budget Director||NC Office of State Budget & Management|
|Dr. David Ammons||Professor, School of Government||UNC at Chapel Hill|
|Deanna Ballard||NC State Senator||District 45 (Alleghany, Ashe, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes)|
|Policy Director||Governor’s Policy Office|
|Terence Everitt||NC State Representative||District 35 (Wake)|
|Dr. Cardra Burns||Deputy Secretary for Operational Excellence||North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)|
|Dr. Kiernan McGorty||Organizational Development Manager||North Carolina General Assembly|
|Natalie Murdock||NC State Senator||District 20 (Durham)|
|Ronald Penny||Secretary||North Carolina Department of Revenue (DOR)|
|Dennis Riddell||NC State Representative||District 64 (Alamance)|
|David Smith||Chief Deputy Commissioner||North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DACS)|
|Dr. Tonya Smith-Jackson||Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs||NC A&T State University|
|Kimberly Van Metre||Chief Financial Officer||North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)|
As members of the Governor's Performance Advisory Committee, we are unanimous in our support for and commitment to maximizing the use of data and evidence in the management of state programs and in budget and policy recommendations.
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