Finalists seeking to become Central Michigan University's next associate vice president for facilities management will visit campus for interviews and open forums beginning Aug. 22.
A seven-member search committee, chaired by CMU Chief of Police Bill Yeagley, announced the two candidates following a national search.
Candidates, the dates of their campus visits and open forums include:
- Jonathan Webb, consolidated facility operations and maintenance site manager at the Boeing Service Co. Webb's forum is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 22, from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Maroon and Gold Rooms of the Bovee University Center.
- Doug Pearson, executive director of facilities planning and management at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Pearson's forum is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 25, from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Health Professions Building Room 1257.
The associate vice president for facilities management is responsible for the administration, operation and direction of CMU's campus planning; building operations and maintenance; custodial services; energy management; utility systems; landscape and grounds maintenance; major repairs; and the construction program. The AVP for facilities management oversees a budget of more than $29 million and manages more than 200 CMU employees.
CMU's associate vice president of facilities management, Steve Lawrence, will retire effective Sept. 30.
In addition to Yeagley, other committee members include:
- Ray Christie, senior vice provost of academic administration
- Linda Slater, director of plant engineering and planning
- Grant Skomski, assistant director of Residence Life
- Mary Hill, associate vice president and controller, financial services and reporting
- Dan Vetter, College of Business Administration senior associate dean
- Bob Frost, chair of the recreation, parks and leisure services department
- Alli Baxter, human resources consultant