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
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Tobias J. Discenza Assistant Vice President, Budget and Financial Planning
Justine Lewis Administrative Coordinator
Budget
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Esther Puig Torres Director, Budget
Tara M. Fricke Budget Analyst
Facilities Planning & Space Management
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J.R. H. Sherman Director, Facilities Planning and Space Management
Caitlin Litts Capital Planning and Design Specialist
Analysis
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Janelle Christensen Financial/Business Analyst

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

Janelle Christensen
Financial/Business Analyst
Thomas Edison campus, I-209
(239) 432-6771

J.R. H. Sherman
Director, Facilities Planning and Space Management
Thomas Edison Campus, D-212
(239) 489-9414

Caitlin Litts
Capital Planning and Design Specialist
Thomas Edison Campus, D-205
(239) 477-3548