Joe Morrissette


Office of Management and Budget

Governor Doug Burgum appointed certified public accountant (CPA) Susan Sisk of Bismarck to serve as director of the state Office of Management and Budget (OMB)in May of 2023, effective June 12. 

The Office of Management and Budget provides leadership and support to state government through five divisions: Fiscal Management, Human Resource Management, Central Services, Facility Management and Risk Management. 

Sisk most recently served as vice president and director of finance for the Bismarck-based engineering firm KLJ from 2015 to 2021. Prior to that, she served as chief financial officer and controller for CHI St. Alexius Health in Bismarck for eight years and as director of finance for the North Dakota Supreme Court from 2001 to 2007. She also served as a tax accountant for a Bismarck accounting firm for nearly six years and as supervisor of fiscal management for the state Retirement & Investment Office from 1990 to 1995.

Sisk earned her undergraduate degree in accounting from Minot State University and a master of business administration degree from Troy University in Montgomery, Alabama. She is a past president of the North Dakota Healthcare Financial Management Association and member of the North Dakota Society of CPAs. Sisk also was previously appointed to serve on the Judicial Conduct Commission and Judicial Nominating Committee and chaired the Revenue Advisory Group and Revenue Cycle Committee.  

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