The Village Manager is the chief administrative officer of the Village and ensures the proper implementation of laws, policies, provisions of the Village Charter, and acts of the Village Council through the administration of all departments, divisions and agencies of the municipal government.
The Village Manager is a charter official and reports to the Village Council.
The Village Manager is responsible for the appointment, supervision and removal of all Village employees. In addition, the Village Manager submits a proposed annual budget, capital improvement program and comprehensive and financial reports to the Village Council.
Yocelyn Galiano, ICMA-CM
Yocelyn Galiano, ICMA-CM, was confirmed as Pinecrest's second Village Manager on July 18, 2011. Ms. Galiano served as the Village's assistant manager for over ten years (1996-2004, 2009-2011). She was the City of Doral's first city manager and previously served as the Village of Key Biscayne's assistant manager. Ms. Galiano has a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Florida International University. She is the past president of the Miami-Dade City and County Management Association (MDCCMA) and is an active member of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the Florida City and County Management Association (FCCMA). Ms. Galiano has been an ICMA credentialed manager since 2002.