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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Secretary's Office
Chief of Staff

Michael Dew
Chief of Staff
(850) 717-3922

The Chief of Staff's office consists of Information Technology, Budget, Finance & Accounting, Procurement, and the Contract Management & Monitoring Office. This position also assists the Secretary in supervising activities of the Department's executive staff and acts on behalf of the Secretary in his absence.

  • The Chief of Staff assists the Secretary in the formulation and implementation of his priorities through legislation, the budgetary process, and leadership of departmental employees.

  • The Chief of Staff serves as the liaison and primary advisor to the Secretary on internal and external policy matters.

  • The Chief of Staff has a leadership role in setting the agenda for the agency and ensuring the agency continually meets its mission.

For additional information see the agency organization chart, directory and contact information.

Organizational Chart for the Chief Deputy Secretary Procurment & Supply Director Roz IngramOffice of Communications Director Ann HowardFinance & Accounting Director Mike DearisoBudget & Management Evaluation Director Mark Tallent Office of Procurement & Supply Roz Ingram Chief of Personnel, Gail Thompson Director of Human Resources, Glory Parton Chief of Budget & Management Evaluation Mark Tallent Chief of Procurement & Supply Bob Staney Chief of Finance & Accounting Mike Deariso Information Technology Chief Information Officer Doug Smith Office of Contract Management & Monitoring Jon Creamer Administration - Chief of Staff Mike Dew

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