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Jeanette Haynes


Jeanette L Haynes is a Senior Accountant at the City of West Palm Beach.  She has been with the City of West Palm Beach for 31 years. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Troy State University.

Jeanette has been a member of the FGFOA since  February, 2008. She was part of the Leadership FGFOA Class II 2017. She serve on the FGFOA Member and Leadership Development committee and serve as the FGFOA Fiscal Oversight Committee Chair.

Jeanette served on the Palm Beach Chapter Board as the President- Elect in 2020-2021 and Treasurer during 2018-2020.     

City of West Palm Beach
401 Clematis Street
West Palm Beach, FL  33401


Rebecca Tew

President Elect

Rebecca Tew currently serves as the Town Accountant for the Town of Gulf Stream.  In addition to her duties as Finance Administrator, Rebecca also is responsible for overseeing the Town’s permitting and Occupational Registration program, as well as serving as the IT Coordinator and GIS Tech for the Town.  

Originally from Fayetteville, North Carolina, Rebecca graduated from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina with a Bachelor of Science Degree. She has devoted many years serving on non-profit boards such as the MOMS Club International West Clayton Chapter President and the Secretary for the Volunteer Fire Department of Stedman, North Carolina.  She began her government career in the City of Fayetteville, North Carolina and found her true calling in life; serving her community.

Rebecca moved to Florida and began working for the Town of Gulf Stream in 2014.  During her time in Florida she has diligently become involved in her community, even serving as the head announcer for the Upwards Basketball and Cheerleading League based out of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church in Wellington for three years.  Professionally, she undertook the task of building Gulf Stream’s very first budget document to submit for the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award and has since been awarded the award three times. She served as the chair of the PBC Chapter of the FGFOA as the Social/Event Committee Chair from 2018-2021. 


Town Accountant

Town of Gulf Stream
100 Sea Road
Gulfstream, FL  33483

Andrea Simon

Andrea Simon has been the Director of Finance for the Palm Beach County Property Appraiser’s office since April 2019.  As Finance Director, she is responsible for submitting the office budget to the state, the annual audit and overseeing the daily accounting functions of the office.  Prior to coming to the PAO, Andrea has been the Controller of small companies in South Florida and has had her own CPA firm.

Andrea graduated from the City University of New York, Queens College and has an active Certified Public Accountant license. 

Andrea is a member of the FGFOA Education committee and is a Director of the PBC FGFOA.


Director of Finance
Palm Beach Property Appraiser
301 N Olive Ave
West Palm Beach, FL 33401