Who to Contact
Name Contact Info Area of Responsiblity
Liz Baker 9-4751, ebaker@westga.edu

Executive Director

  • Administration of University budget processes/policies
  • Budget Services Training
  • University Fringe Budget
Departmental Associate, Vacant

9-6406,
Hours: 8am-5pm

  • General information and Form completion instructions
  • Budget Resources for Departments
  • Website Maintenance
  • Department Requests/Changes
Kristin Smith 9-5578, kristins@westga.edu

Assistant Director

  • Academic Affairs, Provost Office
  • Administration of E&G budgets
  • Budget Development Process
  • Operational Budget Transactions
Caroline McWhorter

9-6405, caroline@westga.edu
Hours: 7:30am-4:30pm

  • College of Art & Humanities (COAH)
  • College of Science and Math (COSM)
  • Facilities – Business & Finance
  • Library
  • SEEP
  • University Police – Business & Finance
Daron Prater 9-5484, dprater@westga.edu
Hours: M-Th 7:30am-5:30pm;
Friday 8:00am-Noon
  • Honors College
  • Office of Research and Sponsored Projects (ORSP)
  • Richard College of Business (RCOB)
  • School of Nursing (SON)
  • Student Affairs & Enrollment Management (SAEM)
  • Student Activities/ SAFBA
Scott Puckett 9-5168, spuckett@westga.edu
Hours: 8am-5pm
  • College of Education (COE)
  • College of Social Science (COSS)
  • eCore Instruction, Provost
  • Extended Learning
  • ITS
  • Private Scholarship
  • University Advancement
Jennifer Hamblin 9-2259, jhamblin@westga.edu
Hours: 8am-5pm
  • Business & Finance Auxiliaries (self-support and E&G)
  • SAEM Auxiliaries (Campus Center, Health Services, Housing, Student Activity)
Karen Hulsey 9-5362, khulsey@westga.edu
Hours: 7:30am-4:30pm
  • Divisional Budget Manager for Offices of the President and Offices of the Vice President for Business & Finance
  • ADP/HR/Payroll Liaison
  • Position Management Lead
  • ePAR Project Lead
Michelle Hawkins 9-5361 mhawkins@westga.edu
Hours: 7:45am-4:45pm
  • Revenue forecasting, monitoring, reporting
  • Fee Requests
  • External Reporting
  • Capital Projects
  • University Reserves/ E&O
  • Year-end resource distribution
  • Analytics Lead
  • Name: Liz Baker
    Contact Info: 9-4751, ebaker@westga.edu
    Area of Responsiblity:

    Executive Director

    • Administration of University budget processes/policies
    • Budget Services Training
    • University Fringe Budget

  • Name: Departmental Associate, Vacant
    Contact Info:

    9-6406,
    Hours: 8am-5pm


    Area of Responsiblity:
    • General information and Form completion instructions
    • Budget Resources for Departments
    • Website Maintenance
    • Department Requests/Changes

  • Name: Kristin Smith
    Contact Info: 9-5578, kristins@westga.edu
    Area of Responsiblity:

    Assistant Director

    • Academic Affairs, Provost Office
    • Administration of E&G budgets
    • Budget Development Process
    • Operational Budget Transactions

  • Name: Caroline McWhorter
    Contact Info:

    9-6405, caroline@westga.edu
    Hours: 7:30am-4:30pm


    Area of Responsiblity:
    • College of Art & Humanities (COAH)
    • College of Science and Math (COSM)
    • Facilities – Business & Finance
    • Library
    • SEEP
    • University Police – Business & Finance

  • Name: Daron Prater
    Contact Info: 9-5484, dprater@westga.edu
    Hours: M-Th 7:30am-5:30pm;
    Friday 8:00am-Noon
    Area of Responsiblity:

    • Honors College
    • Office of Research and Sponsored Projects (ORSP)
    • Richard College of Business (RCOB)
    • School of Nursing (SON)
    • Student Affairs & Enrollment Management (SAEM)
    • Student Activities/ SAFBA

  • Name: Scott Puckett
    Contact Info: 9-5168, spuckett@westga.edu
    Hours: 8am-5pm
    Area of Responsiblity:

    • College of Education (COE)
    • College of Social Science (COSS)
    • eCore Instruction, Provost
    • Extended Learning
    • ITS
    • Private Scholarship
    • University Advancement

  • Name: Jennifer Hamblin
    Contact Info: 9-2259, jhamblin@westga.edu
    Hours: 8am-5pm
    Area of Responsiblity:

    • Business & Finance Auxiliaries (self-support and E&G)
    • SAEM Auxiliaries (Campus Center, Health Services, Housing, Student Activity)

  • Name: Karen Hulsey
    Contact Info: 9-5362, khulsey@westga.edu
    Hours: 7:30am-4:30pm
    Area of Responsiblity:

    • Divisional Budget Manager for Offices of the President and Offices of the Vice President for Business & Finance
    • ADP/HR/Payroll Liaison
    • Position Management Lead
    • ePAR Project Lead

  • Name: Michelle Hawkins
    Contact Info: 9-5361 mhawkins@westga.edu
    Hours: 7:45am-4:45pm
    Area of Responsiblity:

    • Revenue forecasting, monitoring, reporting
    • Fee Requests
    • External Reporting
    • Capital Projects
    • University Reserves/ E&O
    • Year-end resource distribution
    • Analytics Lead