The Commissioner of Management and Budget is a state executive position in the Minnesota state government. The commissioner is the state's controller and chief accounting and financial officer.
The current officeholder is Jim Schowalter. He was appointed in 2011 by Gov. Mark Dayton.
16A.01, Subdivision 1 of the Minnesota Statutes addresses the office of the commissioner:
The commissioner of management and budget manages the Department of Management and Budget, which may also be known as Minnesota Management and Budget.
Per 15.06 of the Minnesota Statutes, the governor appoints the Commissioner of Management and Budget with the consent of the Senate. The commissioner serves at the pleasure of the governor. His or her term expires at the end of the governor's term or if the governor vacates office.
The officer acts as head of the Office of Management and Budget, which provides a number of financial services to the state including accounting, payroll and financial reporting.
- See also: Compensation of state executive officers
In 2012, the commissioner was paid an estimated $108,388. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.
In 2010, the Minnesota Commissioner of Management and Budget was paid an estimated $108,388 according to the Council of State Governments.
400 Centennial Building
658 Cedar Street
Saint Paul, MN 55155
- ↑ Minnesota Department of Management and Budget "About Us" Accessed December 20, 2012
- ↑ Minnesota Statutes, "16A.01 DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET; COMMISSIONER; EMPLOYEES," accessed October 1, 2011
- ↑ Minnesota Statutes, "15.06 APPOINTMENT OF DEPARTMENT HEADS; TERMS; DEPUTIES," accessed October 1, 2011
- ↑ Minnesota Management and Budget, "About us," accessed October 1, 2011
- ↑ The Council of State Governments,"The Book of States 2010 Table 4.11," retrieved June 21, 2011