Steven Lavoie, Director
Division of Administration
Steven Lavoie is the appointed Director of Administration within the Department of Safety. He holds a M.S. in Accounting from Southern New Hampshire University, and a B.A. in Communications from Rivier University. Steve is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in New Hampshire and also holds the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation. His previous financial and administrative roles include experience in non-profit, higher education, and public accounting. He served as a financial auditor for the State of New Hampshire Legislative Budget Assistant from 2007-2011. The current term of the Director of Administration runs through March, 2018.
The mission of the Division of Administration is to ensure effective and efficient revenue collections, effective liaisons and cooperation with other state, local, county agencies, and the private sector, provide for coordination between divisions through economy of operations and efficient procedures.
The Director of Administration, in accordance with applicable laws, is responsible for the following functions:
- Accounting, purchasing, and budget control.
- Personnel management.
- Property, contracts, and grants management.
- Assistance to the Commissioner with short and long range department level planning activities.