Areas of Expertise
Annual budget preparation and enactment; capital planning, budgeting, and finance; cash management and investments; public enterprise organization and financing; local government organization and administration
Jack Vogt retired from full-time teaching and advising in 2006 after a 33-year career at the School of Government. Vogt is the author of Capital Improvement Programming: A Handbook for Local Government Officials, and he is editor and principal author of A Guide to Municipal Leasing, for which he received the Research and Publications Award of the Government Finance Officers Association of the U.S. and Canada. He also authored Capital Budgeting and Finance: A Guide for Local Governments, published in 2004 by the International City/County Management Association. He is the recipient of the 2003 S. Kenneth Howard Award for lifetime professional achievement in public budgeting and finance, given by the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management of the American Society for Public Administration. In 2006, the North Carolina Local Government Budget Association created an award in Jack Vogt's name to be given annually for excellence in local budgeting in the state. Vogt earned a BS from Georgetown University, an MPIA from the University of Pittsburgh, and a PhD from Cornell University.