Village Manager Office

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v_managerPaul Schofield

The Village of Wellington operates under the Council/Manager form of government where the elected officials are responsible for legislative functions such as establishing policy, passing laws, establishing the budget, and setting the Community Vision.  Our Village Manager, Paul Schofield, is the Village’s Chief Administrative Officer and is Acme Improvement District’s Administrator. He is responsible for the daily operations of the Village of Wellington and Acme Improvement District. 

Mr. Schofield began his career with the South Florida Water Management District while attending Florida Atlantic University, working primarily in a regulatory capacity.  After leaving SFWMD, he spent nearly two decades in the private sector as a planner specializing in environmental and water projects.  Before joining Wellington, Paul served as Royal Palm Beach’s Planning and Zoning Director.  Paul and his wife Karen have lived in the western communities since 1974.   

In 2001, Mr. Schofield joined Wellington as the Planning, Zoning and Building Director. In 2003, he became the Director of Community Services. He became the Village Manager in 2008.  Paul has an extensive background in both the public and private sectors having served as a Chief Executive in both.  Paul is an urban planner by profession, is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners; a Credentialed Manager through the International City and County Managers Association, and a Certified District Manager through the Florida Association of Special Districts, he has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

Paul Schofield - Manager
Phone: (561) 791-4110
Fax: (561) 791-4045

Village Manager Contract - Resolution No. 2008-42

Village Manager Contract Amended - Resolution No. 2010-30

jimbJim Barnes

Jim Barnes is the Assistant Village Manager for Wellington. He joined the staff as Assistant Director of Community Services, served as Deputy Director of Environmental and Engineering Services, Parks and Recreation Director and Deputy Director of Operations. He was appointed to his current post in November of 2015. Prior to joining Wellington, Mr. Barnes was employed by Palm Beach County in the Facilities Development & Operations Department. In his tenure there, he was involved in all aspects of facilities planning, design and construction. Mr. Barnes previously worked as environmental and urban planner in both the public and private sector. His planning experience includes the preparation of local government comprehensive plans, environmental impact statements, and the planning, design and permitting of private land development projects.

Barnes earned a Bachelor of Arts in Geography and is a certified planner by the American Institute of Certified Planners.

Jim Barnes - Assistant Village Manager
Phone: (561) 791-4085
Fax: (561) 791-4045

Tanya W. Quickel Tanya Quickel

Tanya Quickel serves as the Director of Administrative & Financial Services for Wellington.  Quickel is charged with managing the Village’s annual operating budget, and strengthening and aligning administrative and financial functions with Wellington’s core missions. In this role, Quickel oversees a broad range of departments including finance, purchasing and contracting, budget, information technology, and communications.

Quickel joined Wellington in 2013 having previously worked for Palm Beach County Parks & Recreation Department in Financial Services, Northern Palm Beach County Improvement District as Deputy Director, Indian Trail Improvement District as District Manager, and Assistant County Manager for Horry County in South Carolina.  Prior to working in local government, Quickel worked in accounting and commercial and residential lending.  

Quickel received her Bachelor of Business degree (Business Administration) from the University of Georgia.  Additionally, she has passed the Certified Public Accountants exam and has received the Certified District Manager designation from Barry University.

Tanya W. Quickel - Director of Administrative & Financial Services
Phone: (561) 791-4085
Fax: (561) 791-4045

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