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Providing prudent fiscal management, staff support and other required resources which enable each division of Public Works to obtain their goals.

Mark A. Paul

Welcome to the Finance and Administration section of the Santa Barbara County Public Works Department website. We desire to make your visit to our website enjoyable and informative. If you did not find what you were looking for, please let us know. Your comments are important to us and we will make every effort to be responsive to your concerns.

We provide internal support for the department's four divisions: Resource Recovery & Waste Management; Transportation; Water Resources; and the County Surveyor's Office.

Executive support for the Finance and Administration Division is under the direction of Mark A. Paul, Deputy Director.

Finance and Administration is divided into three sections: Fiscal Management, Support Services and Resource Services.

If you have a question pertaining to a specific section, please contact the assigned administrative contact by their e-mail address.


Mark A. Paul, CPFO
Deputy Director
Finance & Administration


Gilbert Malcolm, DP Manager
Automation Systems
Information Systems
Gloria Alvarez, Accountant III
Administration, County Surveyor,
Water Agency &
Project Clean Water
Shannon Barcelona, Safety Officer 
Workers Compensation
Technical Safety Specialist
Bret Stewart, Project Manager
PW Disaster Recovery

Jo Vargas, Human Resources Manager
Employee Recruiting

Brian Gilbert, Cost Analyst II 
Holly Renzi, Cost Analyst
Resource Recovery & Waste Management


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Last updated: November 8, 2016 

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