Kara Collins-GomezStaff Director
MA, Clinical Psychology, Saint Michael's College
BA, Clinical Psychology, Smith College
Certified Public Manager, Florida State University
Legislative Staff Management Institute, University of Minnesota
Kara Collins-Gomez serves as staff director for the Government Operations policy area. Since 1998, she has conducted and led program evaluations and policy analyses in a variety of areas, including children and family services, business and professional regulation, insurance regulation, and special district governance and administration. Collins-Gomez also assists with the maintenance of OPPAGA electronic products, such as the Florida Monitor Weekly and Florida Government Accountability Report and is a member of OPPAGA's external relations workgroup.
This policy area evaluates state programs, consults with the Legislature, and maintains Government Program Summaries on programs administered by the entities below.
The Government Operations policy area conducts reviews involving the following state agencies.