Michael L. Morton's appointment as Delaware’s State
Controller General and member of the board of directors of the Diamond
State Port Corporation (DSPC) was confirmed by Delaware’s
Legislative Council of the General Assembly effective July 1, 2012.
The Office of Controller General is the fiscal oversight arm of the Delaware General Assembly. As such, the Office not only prepares the State’s finance legislation but also serves on several committees and boards on behalf of the legislative branch. These include the Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Committee, the Cash Management Policy Board,
The Group Life and Group Health Committees, and the Delaware Stadium
Corporation. Also, the Office of the State Controller General provides
staffing for the Delaware General Assembly and, specifically, the Joint
Finance Committee and the Joint Legislative Committee on the Capital
Mr. Morton has served in the Controller General’s Office since 1988, most recently as the Deputy Controller General. He is a graduate of the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration.