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Policy, Budget, and Research Team

Welcome to the Policy, Budget, and Research team home page.

What We Do

The Policy, Budget, and Research (PBR) team performs budget and policy analysis and research, as well as budget, legislative, and federal-state planning functions. Responsibilities of the team include: developing the agency's education related budget initiatives and research agenda; coordinating agency policy development; analyzing key legislation affecting schools, libraries, and the department; position management throughout the department; and providing technical assistance in management, planning, and resource development. 

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Team Members, Assignments, and E-Mail Addresses:


Erin Fath, Director, (608) 266-2804

Morgan Aschenbrenner, Budget & Policy Analyst (Position Control & Operations), (608) 264-9559

Carl Bryan, Administrative Rules Coordinator, (608) 266-3275

Carl Frederick, Research Analyst, (608) 267-9232

Grant Huber, Policy Initiatives Advisor, (608) 267-2003

Justin Meyer, Research Analyst, (608) 266-5186