What We Do
The Secretary of Administration advances Governor McDonnell’s vision of a Commonwealth of Opportunity through efficient and effective management of the people’s resources.
The five state agencies in the Administration secretariat manage the Commonwealth’s buildings and grounds, administer employee policies and benefits, oversee elections, safeguard human rights, work to improve manager-employee relations in state government, direct state funds to constitutional officers, and the development of Virginia’s small, minority-owned, women-owned, and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses.
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Secretary of Administration Lisa Hicks-Thomas educates future voters at The Primrose School of Atlee Commons in Ashland.
Secretary Hicks-Thomas shared the story of “Duck for President” by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin in advance of Election Day to encourage civic engagement, no matter what your age.
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