Barbara A. Mika, CGFO, Director of Financial Services Barbara Mika was appointed to the Director of Financial Services in November of 2019. She received a Certification as a Government Finance Officer in April 2017. Barbara holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Rutgers University. She joined Fort Pierce Utilities Authority in 2006 and has served the Finance Department as Utility Accountant, Assistant Controller, and Controller prior to her current appointment. Barbara has over 30 years of managerial, accounting, and budgeting experience in private, not for profit and government sectors. The Director of Financial Services directs the financial operations of FPUA to include overall financial management and planning to ensure efficient and profitable operations. In addition she directs management to oversee financial accounting, statistical reporting, budgets, rate making, cash and debt management. She holds significant responsibility for the safeguarding of FPUA assets.