Who We Are/What We Do

POC:               Michael D. Gardner,  Director Physical Plant Services
Phone:            931-598-1890
E-Mail:            mdgardne@sewanee.edu
Responsible for campus facilities, utilities, grounds, environmental, safety, and rental housing. Manages facilities maintenance, operations, projects, and the campus master plan.   
Special Projects
POC:            Reggie Vachon, Assistant Director Physical Plant Services
Phone:         931- 598-1902
E-Mail:         rivachon@sewanee.edu    
Manage design and construction of major campus contract projects. Assists the Director of Physical Plant in developing and implementing the Campus Master Plan. Responsible for new construction, major facility renovation, and refurbishment projects. Develops budget estimates for planning and programming of major construction projects. Ensures that the university complies with building and safety construction codes and standards.

POC:              Laurie Kianka
Phone:           931-598-1922
E-Mail:           lkianka@sewanee.edu
Responsible for the university environmental and safety program.
POC:               Laurie Kianka
Phone:            931-598-1922
Mail:            lkianka@sewanee.edu
Rental Housing is responsible for providing housing options to new faculty, staff, married undergraduates, and SOT graduate students. We currently manage, upgrade, and provide maintenance to 140 units. We can be located in the Physical Plant Administration Office, 107 Alabama Avenue, Sewanee TN 37375.
POC:              Reggie Vachon, Assistant Director of Physical Plant Services
Phone:           931-598-1902
E-Mail:           rivachon@sewanee.edu 
Responsible for maintenance and operations of campus facilities and grounds.
            POC:               Nickie Peardon, Customer Service Coordinator
            Phone:            931-598-1264
            E-Mail:            PPS@sewanee.edu
Primary customer interface. Handles customer requests, status of work requests, questions, and general information. Customer service receives, tracks, processes, and closes over 1,000 Work Orders per month.
            POC:               Stephane Borne
            Phone:            931-598-1591
            E-Mail:            sborne@sewanee.edu
Purchase materials, fuel, equipment, and supplies from commercial vendors. Receive, stock, and issue inventory and consumable items. Manage inventory and submit debit and credit reports to Treasurers Office. Manage Physical Plant Services Computerized Maintenance Management System (TMA). Develop and produce work management reports.
Accounts Payable
            POC:               Cindy Greer
            Phone:            931-598-1263
            E-Mail:            cgreer@sewanee.edu
Receives and processes invoices from vendors. Verify supplies have been received by crosschecking Purchase Orders and Invoices prior to forwarding invoices to Treasures Office for final payment. Ensure purchases are charged to appropriate Banner account. Coordinate and obtain appropriate approval and signatures for purchases.
            POC:               Delores Taylor
            Phone:            931-598-1427
            E-Mail:            dtalyor@sewanee.edu
            POC:               Wendy Seagroves
            Phone:            931-598-3307
            E-Mail:            wseagrov@sewanee.edu
Provides custodial services for all campus facilities. Custodial Services is organized into TEAMS that are assigned specific academic, dormitories, and administrative facilities. In addition to performing daily custodial services, (cleaning, trash disposal, sweeping, vacuuming, dusting) custodians also periodically strip and wax floor, clean furniture and blinds, and deep clean carpets.  
             POC:               Greg Rollins
            Phone:             931-598-3387
            E-Mail:             grollins@sewanee.edu
Provides Operations and Maintenance for Electrical, Carpentry, Paint, Fire Alarms, Locksmith, and Access Control Systems. Responsible for emergency response, preventive maintenance, trouble calls, after hours calls, and in-house/contract projects.
            POC:               Jeff Mallory
            Phone:            931-598-1576
            E-Mail:             jmallory@sewanee.edu
Provides Operations and Maintenance support for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Plumbing Systems. Responsible for emergency response, preventive maintenance, trouble calls, after hours calls, and in-house/contract projects.
             POC:              Marty Hawkins
             Phone:           931-598-1849
             E-Mail:           mahawkin@sewanee.edu
Provides set-ups for events, deliver, materials, supplies, and equipment, supports office and furniture moves. Manage and executes the university pest control and treatment program.   Manages purchasing, replacement, and maintenance of dormitory and classroom furniture. Operates and maintains the university consolidated storage facility. Provides maintenance and operations support for Physical Plant Services vehicles and equipment.
            POC:               Wayne Caldwell, Interim Supervisor
            Phone:            931-598-1453
            E-Mail:            wcaldwel@sewanee.edu

Maintains campus grounds, athletic fields, lakes, and golf course. Teams with Domain Manager to maintain campus forest and natural resources.