The Atlantic County Utilities
Authority (ACUA) Board of Directors has appointed Linda R. Bazemore of Mays
Landing as the vice president of administration and finance, effective January
4, 2016. In her new role, Bazemore will oversee the operation of the finance,
human resources and information technology departments.
Ms. Bazemore has more than 13 years of experience in
administration, finance management and policy development. Before joining ACUA,
she served as the Deputy Executive Director of Administration for the Atlantic
City Municipal Utilities Authority (ACMUA) -- a position she held for nine
years. In that capacity, Bazemore was responsible for managing finance and
capital projects; interpreting and implementing administrative and financial
policies; preparing and managing budgets; contract and vendor negotiations;
developing and reviewing RFPs; strategic planning; overseeing the accounting,
personnel and customer service divisions; and regulatory compliance, among
other duties. Prior to joining the ACMUA in 2001, she served as a Senior
Accountant and Senior Rate Analyst at the South Jersey Gas Company.
“We are delighted that Linda is
joining ACUA,” said Richard S. Dovey, Atlantic County Utilities Authority
president. “She brings with her a solid background in finance and
administration and will no doubt be an asset to the organization,” Dovey said.
is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Municipal Finance Officer. She
holds a Masters of Business Administration from Rutgers University and a
Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Stockton University. Linda is a member of
the United Way of Atlantic County Women’s Leadership Initiative. She also
serves on the Women’s Shelter Ministry for her church.
For more information, contact the Atlantic County Utilities
Authority at 272-6950.