The National Performance Management Advisory Commission, An Oregon Perspective
Performance management is more important than ever during tough times as officials strive to deliver better results with reduced resources. To help governments implement effective performance management systems, the National Performance Management Advisory Commission is developing a national framework for performance management.
About the Authors
Sen. Richard Devlin is the Senate majority leader in Oregon. He has served in the Oregon legislature since 1996. Devlin also serves on the National Performance Management Advisory Commission and is the immediate past chair of the National Conference of State Legislatures’ Budget and Revenue Committee.
Michael J. Mucha is a senior consultant/analyst focusing on performance management research and technology consulting for the Government Finance Officers Association. He also coordinates work for the National Performance Management Advisory Commission.
Both authors also appreciate the assistance in the development of this article by Dawn Farr, legislative analyst for the Oregon Legislative Fiscal Office.