Policy and Budget Team

Welcome to the Policy and Budget team home page.

What We Do

The team performs budget and policy analysis as well as budget, legislative, and federal-state planning functions. Responsibilities of the team include developing the agency's education agenda/budget initiatives; coordinating agency policy development; analyzing and monitoring key legislation affecting schools, libraries, and the department; coordinating and recommending administrative rule development; coordinating the department's federal grant application process; coordinating the payroll management information system; and providing technical assistance in management planning and resource development.

Policy and Budget Team - Staff Assignments 

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Team Members & E-Mail Addresses:

Erin Fath, Policy and Budget Director, (608) 266-2804

Ben Kopitzke, Budget and Policy Analyst (Position Control/Operations/Technical), (608) 266-1344
Carl Bryan, Budget and Policy Analyst (Administrative Rules Coordinator), (608) 267-9127
Grant Huber, Budget and Policy Analyst (Legislative Tracking Coordinator), (608) 267-2003

Carl Frederick, Research Analyst, (608) 267-9279
VACANT, Research Analyst, (608) 266-5186