Rosemary Booth Gallogly is the Director of Revenue for the State of Rhode Island. She is responsible for the overall management of the Division of Taxation, Office of Revenue Analysis, Division Municipal Finance, Division Motor Vehicles and the State Lottery Commission. She is responsible for the administration and evaluation of State revenue policies and practices, administer the lottery system efficiently, ethically and in the most cost-effective manner; fiscal oversight of municipal governments.Prior to her March 2010 appointment as Director of the Department of Administration and Acting Director of Revenue, she served as Budget Officer for the State of Rhode Island for nine years. She began in the Budget Office in 1980 starting as an Assistant Budget Analyst Trainee and has served under six Governors. She attended Classical High School in Providence, Rhode Island and graduated in 1980 with high distinction from the University of Rhode Island with a concentration in finance. She received her Masters in Business Administration in 1985 from the University of Rhode Island. In 1998, Rosemary received the Robert M. Goodrich Distinguished Public Service Award from the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council.Rosemary had worked for many years coordinating the capital budget process, including the preparation and execution of debt transactions. She served on the State Retirement Board for many years. She also serves on the State Investment Commission, the Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation, and has served on other boards and commissions. Rosemary is well recognized as an authority on Rhode Island�s public finances by rating agencies, investment bankers, bond counsels, and other public finance professionals.Since 2010, Rosemary has been the State of Rhode Island�s lead in addressing the issues facing Rhode Island�s distressed communities, including the enactment of the Fiscal Stability Act and the Statutory Lien Act which provides for oversight of financially distressed municipalities, including a state initiated Chapter 9 process, and protection for general obligation bond holders in the case of a Chapter 9 bankruptcy. She has served as the Chairperson the Pension Study Commission on locally administered pensions, which was created to address the significant unfunded pension and other post employment benefit liabilities.Rosemary served as President of the National Association of State Budget Officers in 2004-2005, served as Director for the Eastern Region on multiple occasions and was the recipient of NASBO�s Gloria Timmer Award July 2007.
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