Barbara Bates

Director of Project Operations and Controls

Barbara joined the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) in July 2016 as the Director of Project Operations and Controls. This newly created position was implemented to bring automation, consistency and transparency to the Office of Planning and the Office of Design and Construction. In her tenure at DCAMM Barbara has worked to improve the internal communication between departments to accelerate change order approvals, contract execution and invoice payments. Her team has worked with project teams to map business process and implement some efficiencies. Barbara and her team are also responsible for implementing the newly procured Project Management Information System.


Prior to joining DCAMM Barbara worked in the Construction Industry as a Chief Financial Officer for Construction Management Companies and Mechanical Contractors. She is a graduate of Providence College where she earned her degree in Business Management and played on the Women's Ice Hockey Team. Barbara's favorite thing to do outside of work is to entertain her family and friends at "Bates Motel" in Maine.

Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance  

DCAMM is responsible for capital planning, public building construction, facilities management, and real estate services for the Commonwealth.