Governor's Advisory Committee on Performance Management

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 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)

Jessica Englert

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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Upcoming Meetings

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2021 Year-in-Review Report

Past Meeting Minutes

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