Office of Management and Finance

P.O. Box 4303
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-4303
Phone: (225)219-3840
FAX:    (225)219-3846


Karyn Andrews


Andrews has lived in Louisiana since her family relocated here when she was in grade school. She has lived in Baton Rouge since moving here from Metairie to attend LSU in 1988. She received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from LSU and went to work for the state after she graduated. She has worked in governmental accounting at the state level for 23 years.

Organization and Functions:

Theresa Chatelain


Chatelain graduated from Louisiana State University (LSU) with her Bachelor of Science in accounting in 2006 and from LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 2009 with her Juris Doctor. She is a licensed Louisiana attorney. 

After graduating, Chatelain began her career as a performance auditor with the Louisiana Legislative Auditor.  During her tenure there, she earned several certifications, including Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Government Auditing Professional, and Certified Public Accountant.  From September 2014 until beginning her position with DEQ, Theresa served as the Director of the Budget and Financial Services Division at the Department of Revenue. Chatelain is a lifelong resident of Baton Rouge. 


Financial Services

  • Accounts Payable & Travel Imprest
  • Accounts Receivable & Invoicing
  • Budget, Expenditure and Grant Reporting
  • Motor Fuels Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund
  • Municipal Facilities Revolving Loan Fund
  • Waste Tire Managment Fund

Division of Administration

Human Resources (HCM)

  • Human Resources Management
  • Performance Management
  • Organizational Performance
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Recruitment & Selection
  • Employee Relations

Contracts and Grants

Division of Administration

Information Services (OTRS)


The department's budget, personnel, contracts, and general operational duties are the responsibility of the Office of Management and Finance, managed by the Undersecretary, who is also appointed by the Governor.

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