Our Mission

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.

Our Vision

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 2023-24
Kristin Walker (Chair) State Budget Director NC Office of State Budget & Management
Christie Burris Chief Data Officer Government Data Analytics Center
Dr. Julie Edmunds Program Director for Secondary School Reform UNC - Greensboro
Jessica Englert Policy Director Governor’s Policy Office
Rep. Terence Everitt NC State Representative District 35, North Carolina State House
Barbara Gibson Director NC Office of State Human Resources
Dr. Nicole Lucas Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Effectiveness, Research, and Planning Fayetteville State University
Sen. Natalie Murdock NC State Senator District 20, North Carolina State Senate
Ronald Penny Secretary NC Department of Revenue (DOR)
Rep. Dennis Riddell NC State Representative District 64, North Carolina State House
Sen. Vickie Sawyer NC State Senator District 37, North Carolina State Senate
David Smith Chief Deputy Commissioner NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DACS)
Dr. ClarLynda Williams-DeVane Deputy Secretary for Operational Excellence NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

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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Upcoming Meetings

May 2, 2024
June 27, 2024
August 29, 2024
October 17, 2024
December 5, 2024 


2023 Year-in-Review

2021 Year-in-Review Report

Past Meeting Minutes

February 22, 2024

March 28, 2023
May 16, 2023
June 20, 2023
August 29, 2023
October 25, 2023
December 6, 2023

March 28, 2022
September 30, 2022

December 6, 2021
September 20, 2021
June 25, 2021
April 9, 2021

November 16, 2020
May 18, 2020
September 11, 2020

November 18, 2019
September 16, 2019
June 17, 2019
April 1, 2019

November 16, 2018
May 21, 2018