Flora A. Caruthers Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability, Florida Legislature
Flora A. Caruthers is the Staff Director for Technical Services and Staff Development for the Florida Legislature’s Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability (OPPAGA). Since joining the staff in 1982, she has served in a variety of positions, including leader for a number of education-related program evaluations. Since 1996 she has been responsible for OPPAGA's personnel, budget, staff recruitment, and training functions. Her previous professional experiences include service as an elementary school teacher, university administrator and faculty member, and evaluation consultant for postsecondary education. She also served as President of the Southeast Evaluation Association. She has served as the National Legislative Program Evaluation Society’s liaison to the JCSEE since 2000, and has is in her second three year term on the Executive Board.