Administration

Administration, which operates from the Town Hall located at 2 Bridge Road, includes the Town Manager, Deputy Town Manager/Finance Director, Town Clerk, Executive Secretary, and Accounting staff who perform the management and support services necessary for the Town’s daily operating activities. Among their responsibilities are liaison with the Town’s elected and appointed officials, other government officials and representatives, and other Town staff. They administer and ensure compliance with Town ordinances, policies and regulations; respond to calls and correspondence; maintain the Town’s financial, legal, and governmental activities; and provide information and respond to the requests of the Town’s residents and the general public.

Gene A. Rauth

Town Manager

  • Responsible for the administrative management and coordination of all Town departments (Administration, Building, Public Safety, and Public Works), the South Martin Regional Utility (SMRU) and the Beach Protection District.
  • Responsible for the implementation and enforcement of all Town laws, regulations, ordinances and policies.
  • Provides liaison and coordination with the Mayor and Town Commission, Town Boards and Committees, and the residents regarding Town business and matters of importance to the Town of Jupiter Island.
  • Liaisons with federal, state and local governments and other agencies on Town matters and matters of mutual interest.
GeneRauth
E-mail
(772) 545-0100

Michael A. Ventura

Deputy Town Manager/Finance Director

  • Assists the Town Manager in the management, administration and coordination of the Town government and Town departments.
  • Responsible for administering the Town and SMRU accounting and finance operations and functions; preparation and review of annual budgets; and oversight of outside contracts.
  • Responsible for the investment and cash management of Town funds.
  • Oversees financial reporting requirements, including management reports and audits.
MichaelVentura
 
E-mail
(772) 545-0100

Gwen Carlisle

Town Clerk/Human Resources Director

  • Provides administrative support to the Town Manager, attends meetings of the Town Commission, Boards and Committees, and produces official minutes of those meetings
  • Acts as the Town’s Human Resources Officer, including administration of employees’ health, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as the pension programs
  • Responsible for all Town records, including attesting to all contracts and official documents, recording documents with Martin County, and retaining records in accordance with the Florida State Statutes

Gwen Carlisle

E-mail
(772) 545-0103

Dana Rankin

Executive Secretary/Communications Director

  • Assists the Town Manager, the Town’s elected and appointed officials and other Town staff with day-to-day administrative activities, reports, special projects and correspondence.
  • Provides support to the Building Official with updates to the Town’s Comprehensive Plan, ISO CRS program, Land Development Regulations, and the Town’s Code of Ordinances.
  • Serves as the receptionist answering phone calls, greeting visitors. Maintains resident files and database updates. Performs general staff assistance to various divisions of the municipal operation as necessary.
Dana Rankin

E-mail
(772) 545-0100