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Facilities Partner Group


The Facilities Partner Group is charged with developing solutions to improve processes and communications between planning units and the University?s Facilities Management.

The Facilities Partner Group will gather, review, and assist in the prioritization of issues related to custodial, grounds, and building maintenance and operations.


The Facilities Partner Group enables the ideal campus environment where the community achieves excellence through an overall continuous improvement in Facilities Management Services.

FY16-18 Accomplishments

  • Completed SLAs for all three FMS areas
  • Made SLAs available to community
  • Defined a shared understanding of responsibilities of building contacts
  • Created a building contacts list
  • Continued to evaluate and implement efficiencies in service

FY19 Goals

  • Continuation of SLA development for all three FMS areas
  • Continuation of building coordinators initiative
  • Improve usage of ?reservable? interior space
    • Decrease operational costs for campus
    • Increase awareness of space usage
  • Create list of high visibility buildings on campus and needs for those buildings; investigate ?trade-offs? to improve key services to these buildings


The Facilities Partner Group is co-chaired by two members of the RC Strategy Group, as selected by the RC Strategy Chair and the Executive Director of Facilities Management and Safety.

Representative Appointed From Planning Unit
Beth Lydic RC Strategy The Patton College of Education
Steve Wood Facilities Management and Safety Divison of Finance and Administration

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Committee members were selected by co-chairs and the RC Strategy group.

Membership List
Planning Unit or Department Representative
Business Service Center Marjorie Mora
Campus Recreation Mark Ferguson
College of Business Phil Taylor
College of Fine Arts Kari Saunier
Division of Student Affairs Dustin Kilgour
Facilities Management and Safety

Steve Mack

Jay North

Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Dean Dupler
Housing Adam Dannaher
Intercollegiate Athletics Jason Farmer
The Patton College of Education Jennifer Martin
Scripps College of Communication Chris Stewart
Undergraduate Admissions Kevin Witham