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Barney Weiss, Interim Public Works Director - Barney began his career with the City of Palm Bay in 1996. During his 18 years of service with the City, Barney first started in Fleet Services as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic, beginning 18 years of service with the City. In 1997, Barney was promoted to the Materials Management Supervisor at the Police Department and shortly after was promoted to the Logistics Division Manager, where he served for over 16 years. In July 2013, Barney was promoted to a Public Works Division Manager.

Barney is a 13 year veteran of the United States Air Force, where he served in the Civil Engineering career field as an Electrical Power Production Technician. Barney is also a graduate of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) Senior Leadership Program (SLP Class 8), and the Florida State University Certified Public Manager course.

Gregory Stone, Assistant Director (Operations) - Greg joined Public Works in December 2016 after serving 27 years in the United States Air Force and retiring as a Chief Master Sergeant (E-9).  Much of his career was spent in Special Operations and small tactical units.  He served six tours in Afghanistan and Iraq and earned a Bronze Star Medal in Iraq.

An experienced project manager, Greg managed the RADAR architecture for the Eastern Range, assisted with leadership curriculum development for Columbia and Jordan’s armed forces, and led the humanitarian relief team in the wake of Cyclone Nargis in Burma. 

Greg has a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, a Master of Arts in Leadership and Management from Webster University and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

Camille Gordon-Taylor, Operations Division Manager - Camille oversees all aspects of the Operations Division, from maintenance to project delivery. An experienced and lauded certified project management professional, Camille has held several positions over her 11-year tenure with the Metropolitan Transit Authority/New York City Transit.  Camille received a B.S in Electrical Engineering from SUNY Binghamton, a B.S. in Physics from SUNY Oswego, and a Master in Transportation Planning and Engineering from Polytechnic University (Now NYU/Poly).

She lived and worked in New York for more than twenty years. A native of the sunny tiny island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, she yearned for a warmer climate and a more natural environment; Florida offered a great balance.  A true altruist; she utilizes her many talents to improve the lives of her community and community stakeholders, especially children. Since relocating to Florida, Camille has volunteered with the City of Palm Bay Public Works Department. She is an active Board Member of the WTS Central Florida Chapter; Co-chairing the Transportation YOU Program. She also mentors for the Brevard School Foundation, “Take Stock in Children” non-profit organization.

Frank Watanabe, P.E., Engineering Division Manager-Frank is a licensed professional engineer with over 27 years of civil and traffic engineering experience with various municipal City, County, and State agencies.  Frank previously held the title of City Engineer for the City of Sebastian from May 2014 to July 2017.  In addition, Frank was the on-call consultant engineer for the City of Sebastian since 2006, working on various design projects from streets and drainage improvements to public facilities and pier projects to managing the FEMA disaster debris removal for Hurricane Matthew and Irma. From 2008 to 2014, Frank was also the on-call consultant engineer for the following public agencies; the City of West Melbourne, the Town of Lady Lake and the Town of Howey-in-the-Hills. Frank’s specialty is in transportation and traffic engineering, and he also holds a State of California Professional License as a Traffic Engineer. His traffic expertise is in neighborhood traffic calming, pedestrian studies and traffic signal timings.  In addition to his traffic engineering, Frank has managed three major FDOT projects which included the design-build of an Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) in Dual County, a Project Development & Environmental (PD&E) study for the SR 19 widening in Lake County, and finally a Districtwide Signal Retiming in St. Lucie County.

Mike Moran, Fleet Services Division Manager- Mike joined the city in February 1998 as an I.T. Project Manager.  As a project manager, he was responsible for the coordination and support of information systems projects in the city. During his tenure with the City of Palm Bay’s Information System organization, Mike successfully managed the City Council web-streaming video, Electronic Document Management, and the Open Palm Bay transparency projects.  Mike transferred to the Public Works Department in November 2018 to assume the Fleet Services Manager position.  He currently manages a staff of 16 and their functions involving vehicle and equipment maintenance, supply inventory, and administration.

Mike is retired from the U.S. Air Force where he served as an Aircraft Maintenance Technician and Manager in Florida, Mississippi, North Dakota stateside and Germany, England, Spain, Italy, Oman, and Saudi Arabia overseas.  He is a native of Panama City, Florida and moved to Brevard County in 1995.