Donna Hodde works in the Applications Security section of Fiscal Management's Fiscal Systems Division as a systems analyst. Donna has worked as an analyst for more than 10 years and has worked for the Comptroller's office for more than 37 years. But did you also know...
Job description: I'm setting up users' security in USAS, USPS, SPA, HRIS and soon, SPRS. I am also assisting agencies and users with security problems and other issues.
What I'm working on now: I'm reviewing the security coordinator manual for updates, writing procedures and learning to train the security coordinators
Best part of my job: I have learned more about USPS in the last six months than I have since it was implemented nine years ago.
Other Comptroller/state experience: I have worked in four other divisions during my 37 years at the Comptroller's office before joining Fiscal Systems, 24 of those years in Claims. My last position was as a direct deposit coordinator.
Ambition: To get my second child out of college so I can retire and not "come back" again.
Best advice received: Be your own person, and do what will make you happy.
Best advice to give: Be your own person, and do what will make you happy.
Hobbies: I enjoy cross-stitching, bowling and watching the Dallas Cowboys and Atlanta Braves.
Favorite movie: Gone with the Wind.
Last book I read: Tom Landry-The Man.
Favorite food: Mexican-spicy.
Role Model: Both my parents.
Why: Because from them, I hope I learned how to be a good parent to my kids like they were to me and my sister.
It's a good day when: Everything is going well at work, home and with my family and friends.
It's a bad day when: I have put something somewhere so I will not forget it, and then I can't remember where I put it.
I'm most proud of: I am proud of all the friends I have made and of my children, as they are the light of my life!
Most people don't realize: That I wanted to have three boys and be a high school English teacher.