Budget Contacts

The Madison Budget Office (MBO) reports directly to the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration (VCFA) and is responsible for all the processes, policies, and issues related to the university’s budget. This includes developing, reporting and implementing the campus’ operating plan. Serving as stewards of institutional resources, the Budget Office is responsible for:

  • Operational budgets, allocation resource management, monitoring their use and reporting strategic outcomes.
  • Forecasting revenue and expense and providing analytical context for planning assumptions and budget policies.
  • Modeling the impact of System and institutional changes. Providing specialized knowledge on State, UW System, and UW-Madison policy and requirements.

If you have any questions about the materials on this site or other budget-related inquiries, please contact the staff:


David Murphy
Associate Vice Chancellor
(608) 265-3819

Natalie Feggestad
Budget Director

Budget Planners

Eric Brooks
(608) 263-4707

Ashley Folcik
(608) 263-4708

Jessica Hawkey
(608) 263-8136

Cheryl Koenig
(608) 263-8217

Andrew Lall

Kayla Maddox

Simi Ragha
(608) 263-4707

Suzanne Schlecht
(608) 263-9807

Michael Verhagen

Lindsay Dolan
Job Rotation Program – Finance Track


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Division's MBO Contact & Subject Matter Aids

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Division's MBO Contact

Lindsay Dolan

A17 – School of Education
A37 – Division for Teaching and Learning
A80 – University Recreation and Wellbeing

Ashley Folcik

0208 – Vice Chancellor for Finance & Administration
A37 – Division for Teaching and Learning*
A49 – General Libraries
A52 – Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene
A54 – School of Nursing
A88 – Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Lab

Jessica Hawkey

A0201 – Administrative Transformation Program
A0211 – Administrative Innovation and Planning
A10 – International Division
A12 – School of Business
A27 – School of Human Ecology
A45 – Law School
A53 – School of Medicine and Public Health
A96 – Wisconsin Union

Cheryl Koenig

A01 – General Educational Administration
A02 – General Services
A18 – Arts Institute
A19 – College of Engineering
A40 – Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
A42 – Intercollegiate Athletics
A80 – University Recreation and Wellbeing*

Kayla Maddox

A0220 – Office of Human Resources
A03 – Business Services
A56 – School of Pharmacy
A57 – University Health Services
A87 – School of Veterinary Medicine

Simi Ragha

A17 – School of Education*
A34 – Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education
A46 – Division of Public Media

Suzanne Schlecht

A04 – Division of Student Life
A06 – Division of Information Technology
A07 – College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
A47 – Division of Extension
A71 – Facilities Planning and Management
A77 – University Police
A85 – Housing

Michael Verhagen

A05 – Division of Enrollment Management
A48 – College of Letters and Sciences
A93 – Division of Continuing Studies

Subject Matter Aid

Ashley Folcik

Federal & State Indirect Cost
Inter-institutional Agreements
Source of Funds
State Appropriations & Statutes
Campus Reporting
Campus Assessments & Premiums

Jessica Hawkey

Commitment Tracker
PlanUW Allocation Administrator
Capital Exercise
Budget Model Reallocations

Cheryl Koenig

Capital Projects
Capital Tracker Lead
Debt Service
Segregated Fees

Kayla Maddox

WISER Navigation
SFS Queries and Functions

Simi Ragha

PlanUW Administrator
Smart View
Workday – Adaptive Implementation Lead

Suzanne Schlecht

Auxiliary Operations
Campus Allocations (Centralized Services, IT Assessment, et al)
Cost Analysis and Rate Setting
Fund 136 Revenue Producing Activities
Segregated Fees
Uniform Guidance

Michael Verhagen

Enrollment Projections
Capital Equipment Policy and Procedures
Capital Equipment Fabrications

Divisional Budget Officers

If you have any questions about financial data as it relates to specific schools, colleges, and administrative units, please contact the following individuals:

FY24 Divisional Budget Contacts