Office of Budget and Financial Planning

The Florida SouthWestern State College Office of Budget & Planning supports the FSW community in accomplishing its goals through the planning and allocation of financial and physical resources, and by providing analysis and information services to budget administrators to assist in the day to day management of their departments, as well as enhance college decision-making for both short and long term goals. Listed below are some of the functions that the Office of Budget & Financial Planning provides:

  • Developing annual and long term budget plans
  • Monitoring current year revenue and expense trends
  • Preparing school and program financial analysis
  • Ensuring compliance with statutes and rules
  • Engaging with budget administrators in order to provide updates on all budget sources
  • Analyzing capital requests and if/how they impact available space
  • Balancing facilities development with environmental factors, infrastructure needs, budget availability and student impact
  • Supporting all FSW departments with their space and FF&E needs
  • Compiling performance comparisons in relation to peer institutions and the external environment
Office of Budget and Financial Planning
Contact Title Email
Tobias J. Discenza Assistant Vice President, Budget and Financial Planning tjdiscenza@fsw.edu
Justine Lewis Administrative Coordinator jlewis12@fsw.edu
Budget
Contact Title Email
Esther Puig Torres Director, Budget eapuigtorres@fsw.edu
Tara M. Fricke Budget Analyst tara.fricke@fsw.edu
Facilities Planning & Space Management
Contact Title Email
J.R. H. Sherman Director, Facilities Planning and Space Management jrsherman@fsw.edu
Caitlin Litts Capital Planning and Design Specialist cnlitts@fsw.edu

Contact Information

Tobias J. Discenza Assistant Vice President, Budget and Financial Planning Thomas Edison Campus, I-209 (239) 489-9329

Justine Lewis Administrative Coordinator Thomas Edison Campus, I-217 (239) 433-6904

Esther Puig Torres Director, Budget Thomas Edison Campus, I-209 (239) 432-7339

Tara M. Fricke Budget Analyst Thomas Edison Campus, I-209 (239) 489-9009

J.R. H. Sherman Director, Facilities Planning and Space Management Thomas Edison Campus, I-210C (239) 489-9414

Caitlin Litts Capital Planning and Design Specialist Thomas Edison Campus, I-210D (239) 432-7339