Governor Steve Beshear announced this week that longtime budget and policy expert Jane Driskell will join his administration as State Budget Director in January.
Secretary of the Governor’s Executive Cabinet Mary Lassiter has held both positions since September 2009.
Governor Beshear stated he appreciated the wisdom and counsel of Mary Lassiter throughout the years in this position and that he looked forward to Jane stepping in and continuing her expertise in the budget office.”
Mrs. Driskell will replace Secretary Lassiter, who was appointed by Governor Beshear as budget director at the start of his administration in 2007.
Driskell currently is the Commissioner of Finance for Lexington Fayette Urban County Government, in the office of Mayor Jim Gray.