All finance full-time employees (FTEs) and functions are centralized. This enables the Finance Division to:

  • Improve oversight of budge and expenditures
  • Drive effectiveness and efficiency in financial processes
  • Enable programs to focus on policy and strategy by providing technical skills necessary to manage program finances and contracts

Key Functions

  • Budget Management: Forecast and planning, budget preparation, system management, fund appropriation, performance monitoring
  • Audit Management: Audit strategy, external auditor vendor management, findings review and recommendation, audit compliance, subrecipient monitoring
  • Procurements & Contracts: Procurement strategy, bid/proposal management, supplier maintenance and evaluation, manage contracts
  • Logistics management: Procure supplies, centralized purchasing, internal audit and analysis, procurement logistics, partner agency coordination, property and facilities, inventory management
  • Performance and Data Management: Analytics, special projects, dashboards and reporting, BCIP within finance functions, KPIs
  • Supply Chain Operations: Long term new function

Donna Aukland

Chief Financial Officer

As the Chief Financial Officer, Donna has strategic oversight of budget and accounting functions across HHS and provides support for supply chain, logistics, audit, and procurement and contracts functions. Donna brings nearly two decades of experience in government accounting and finance operations to her role. She holds a bachelor's degree in accounting and a master's in business administration, both earned from the University of Mary.