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


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 Julie Hagen, 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.


Julie Hagen, CPA, CPFO
Deputy Director
Finance & Administration


   Larry Lowman, IT Manager
Automation Systems
Information Systems Technology

Andrea Geis, CPA Business Manager 

Shannon Barcelona, Safety Officer 
Workers Compensation
Technical Safety Specialist
Lael Wageneck, APR, Public Information Officer

Kim Clark, Administrative Professional


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