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Carolyn Kampman
Staff Director

303-866-4959
carolyn.kampman@state.co.us

Department Assignments: 
Legislature

Amanda Bickel
Chief Legislative Budget & Policy Analyst

303-866-4960
amanda.bickel@state.co.us

Department Assignments: 
Education - Management and Administration:  Assistance to Public Schools (Grant Programs, Distributions, and Other Assistance), Library Programs, School for the Deaf and the Blind
Higher Education

Justin Brakke
Senior Legislative Budget & Policy Analyst

303-866-4958
justin.brakke@state.co.us

Department Assignments: 
Community Provider Rate Common Policy
Corrections
Natural Resources (Executive Director's Office, Division of Parks & Wildlife, Colorado Water Conservation Board, Division of Water Resources)
Public Safety (Division of Criminal Justice)
House Appropriations Committee 

Mitch Burmeister
Senior Legislative Budget & Policy Analyst

303-866-3147
mitch.burmeister@state.co.us

Department Assignments: 
Governor - Colorado Energy Office    
Natural Resources - Division of Reclamation, Mining & Safety/ Oil & Gas Conservation Commission/ State Board of Land Commissioners/
         Severance Tax Policy    
Regulatory Agencies  - All Divisions Except the Division of Insurance
Treasury
    Unclaimed Property Trust Fund (lead)

Jon Catlett
Legislative Budget & Policy Analyst

303-866-4386
jon.catlett@state.co.us

Department Assignments:
Military & Veterans Affairs
Revenue

Tom Dermody
Principal Legislative Budget & Policy Analyst

303-866-4963
tom.dermody@state.co.us

Department Assignments: 
Human Services - Executive Director's Office, Indirect Costs (lead)/ Administration and Finance/ Office of Economic Security/ 
           Office of Adults, Aging, and Disability Services
Personnel - Executive Director’s Office/ Division of Human Resources/ Constitutionally Ind. Entities (Personnel Board)/ Division of Central Services/
           Division of Accounts & Control/ Admin. Courts/ Division of Capital Assets/ Operating Common Policies  

Andrew Forbes
Senior Legislative Budget & Policy Analyst

303-866-2062
andrew.forbes@state.co.us

Department Assignments: 
Agriculture
Health Care Policy & Financing - Office of Community Living
Public Health & Environment - Administration and Support/ Air Pollution and Control Division/ Water Quality Control Division/
           Hazardous Materials and Waste Mgmt. Div./ Div. of Environmental Health & Sustainability  
Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement

Emily Hansen
Senior Legislative Budget & Policy Analyst

303-866-4961
emily.hansen@state.co.us

Department Assignments: 
Human Services - Office of Children, Youth, and Families Administrative Review Unit (in Administration and Finance)/Administration/ 
        Division of Child Welfare/ Division of Youth Services
Public Safety- Exec. Director’s Office/ Colo. State Patrol/ Div. of Fire Prevention & Control/ Colo. Bureau of Investigation/
        School Safety Resource Center (in EDO)/ Div. of Homeland Security & Emergency Mgmt./ Disaster Emergency Fund

Craig Harper
Chief Legislative Budget & Policy Analyst

303-866-3481
craig.harper@state.co.us

Department Assignments: 
Education - Assistance to Public Schools (Public School Finance, Categorical Programs)
Human Services - Office of Behavioral Health, Office of the Ombudsman for Behavioral, Health Access to Care (in EDO)
Marijuana Tax Policy

Alfredo Kemm
Chief Legislative Budget & Policy Analyst

303-866-4549
alfredo.kemm@state.co.us

Department Assignments: 
Governor - Economic Development Programs
Judicial Branch and Independent Agencies

Eric Kurtz
Chief Legislative Budget & Policy Analyst

303-866-4952
eric.kurtz@state.co.us

Department Assignments: 
Early Childhood (Established 7/1/2022)
Health Care Policy & Financing - Behavioral Health Community Programs/ Indigent Care Program/ Other Medical Services
Regulatory Agencies - Division of Insurance

Abby Magnus
Legislative Budget & Policy Analyst

303-866-2149
abby.magnus@state.co.us

Department Assignments:
Labor & Employment
Public Health & Environment - Health Equity/ Pub. Health Practice, Plan. & Local Partnerships/ Cent. for Health & Environ. Info./ Disease Control & 
     Pub. Health Response/ HIV, Viral Hepatitis and STI’s/ Preven. Serv. Div./ Health Facilities & EMS
State

Diva Mardones
Administrative Assistant III

303-866-2587
diva.mardones@state.co.us

Assignments: 
Administrative assistance for the Joint Budget Committee and its staff

Jessi Neuberg
Administrator IV

303-866-2061
jessi.neuberg@state.co.us

Assignments: 
Administrative assistance for the Joint Budget Committee and its staff

Robin Smart
Chief Legislative Budget & Policy Analyst

303-866-4955
robin.smart@state.co.us

Department Assignments: 
Health Care Policy & Financing - Executive Director’s Office/ Medical Services Premiums 
Compensation Common Policies (including PERA)

Scott Thompson
Principal Legislative Budget & Policy Analyst

303-866-4957
scott.thompson@state.co.us

Department Assignments:
Capital Construction - Information Technology Projects
Governor - Governor’s Office/ Special Purpose/ Office of the Lieutenant Governor/ Office of State Planning and Budgeting/ 
    Office of Information Technology/ OIT Common Policies
Law (Attorney General’s Office)

Andrea Uhl
Senior Legislative Budget & Policy Analyst

303-866-4956
andrea.uhl@state.co.us

Department Assignments:
Capital Construction - Controlled Maintenance/ Capital Renewal and Recapitalization, and Capital Expansion: State Facilities, Including Higher Education
Local Affairs - and Federal Mineral Lease Revenues (lead)
Transportation
Senate Appropriations Committee