Committee Staff

The House Appropriations Committee staff are highly motivated professionals that work directly with legislators and senior government officials in analyzing and developing in-depth financial, budgetary and policy recommendations on issues involving the Commonwealth’s two-year budget and related legislation.

Staff Areas of Responsibility


Robert P. Vaughn -- Staff Director

  • Revenues

Susan L. Hogge -- Legislative Fiscal Analyst

Elementary and Secondary Education:

  • Secretary of Education
  • Department of Education, Central Office Operations
  • Virginia Schools for the Deaf, Blind
  • K-12 Schools (Direct Aid to Public Education)

Nonstate Agencies/Historic Landmarks:

  • Department of Historic Resources

Michael R. Jay -- Legislative Fiscal Analyst

Administration

  • Department of Human Resource Management

Central Appropriations

Commerce & Trade/Economic Development:

  • Secretary of Commerce and Trade
  • Board of Accountancy
  • Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Department of Labor and Industry
  • Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
  • Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity
  • Fort Monroe Authority
  • Virginia Economic Development Partnership
  • Virginia Employment Commission
  • Virginia Tourism Authority

Independent Agencies

  • Virginia Retirement System
  • Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission

Technology:

  • Innovative Technology Authority
  • Secretary of Technology

Carla L. Karnes -- Office Manager

  • Office Operations

Anthony A. (Tony) Maggio -- Legislative Fiscal Analyst

Higher and Other Education:

  • Colleges and Universities
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia
  • Gunston Hall
  • Higher Education Research Initiative
  • Institute for Advanced Learning and Research
  • Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation
  • Jefferson Science Associates, LLC
  • New College Institute
  • Roanoke Higher Education Authority
  • Southeastern Universities Research Association
  • Southern Virginia Higher Education Center
  • Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center
  • State Council of Higher Education of Virginia
  • The Library of Virginia
  • The Science Museum of Virginia
  • Virginia College Building Authority
  • Virginia Commission for the Arts
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Independent Agencies:

  • Virginia College Savings Plan

Capital Outlay

Treasury Board


Susan E. Massart -- Legislative Fiscal Analyst

Health and Human Resources:

  • Secretary of Health & Human Resources
  • Comprehensive Services for At-Risk Youth and Families
  • Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
  • Department for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing
  • Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Health Professions
  • Department of Medical Assistance Services
  • Department of Social Services Virginia Board for People with Disabilities
  • Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired

Anne E. Oman -- Legislative Fiscal Analyst

Agriculture & Forestry:

  • Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry
  • Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
  • Department of Forestry
  • Virginia Agricultural Council
  • Virginia Racing Commission

Natural Resources:

  • Secretary of Natural Resources
  • Department of Conservation and Recreation
  • Department of Environmental Quality
  • Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
  • Department of Historic Resources
  • Marine Resources Commission
  • Virginia Museum of Natural History

Transportation:

  • Secretary of Transportation
  • Department of Aviation
  • Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Department of Rail and Public Transportation
  • Department of Transportation
  • Motor Vehicle Dealers Board
  • Virginia Commercial Spaceflight Authority
  • Virginia Port Authority

David A. Reynolds -- Legislative Fiscal Analyst

Administration

  • Secretary of Administration
  • Compensation Board
  • Department of Elections
  • Department of General Services

Executive Offices

  • Office of the Governor
  • Lieutenant Governor
  • Attorney General and Department of Law
  • Secretary of the Commonwealth
  • Office of the State Inspector General
  • Interstate Organization Contributions

Finance

  • Secretary of Finance
  • Department of Accounts
  • Department of Planning and Budget
  • Department of Taxation
  • Department of the Treasury
  • Treasury Board

Independent Agencies

  • State Corporation Commission
  • Virginia Lottery

Judicial Department

  • Board of Bar Examiners
  • Indigent Defense Commission
  • Judicial Department Reversion Clearing Account
  • Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission
  • Legislative Department Reversion Clearing Account
  • Supreme Court
  • Virginia Commission on Intergovernmental Cooperation
  • Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission
  • Virginia State Bar

Legislative Department

  • General Assembly
  • Auditor of Public Accounts
  • Chesapeake Bay Commission
  • Commission on the Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program
  • Division of Capitol Police
  • Division of Legislative Automated Systems
  • Division of Legislative Services
  • Joint Commission on Health Care
  • Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission
  • Virginia Commission on Youth
  • Virginia State Crime Commission

Public Safety & Homeland Security

  • Secretary of Public Safety & Homeland Security
  • Commonwealth’s Attorneys’ Services & Council
  • Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
  • Department of Corrections
  • Department of Criminal Justice Services
  • Department of Emergency Management
  • Department of Fire Programs
  • Department of Forensic Science
  • Department of Juvenile Justice
  • Department of Military Affairs
  • Department of State Police
  • Virginia Parole Board

Technology

  • Virginia Information Technologies Agency

Veterans and Defense Affairs

  • Department of Veterans’Services
  • Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs

 

Email HAC staff:

  • Robert Vaughn --
    Staff Director

  • Susan Hogge -- Elementary & Secondary Education, Nonstate Agencies

  • Michael Jay -- Compensation & Retirement, Finance, General Government, Public Safety

  • Carla Karnes --
    Office Manager

  • Tony  Maggio --
    Capital Outlay, Higher & Other Education

  • Susan Massart --
    Health & Human Resources

  • Anne Oman -- Agriculture,  Economic Development, Transportation, Natural Resources

  • David Reynolds -- Public Safety, Natural Resources,