Skip navigation

Finalists named in facilities management associate vice president search

Candidates will visit campus this month for interviews and open forums

Contact: Dan Digmann

​​​​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 me​mbers 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

Photo Associator

Article Photo Title

Photo Title required.

Photo for News Home

Select File
Use This One

Photo for News Feeds

Select File
Use This One