Director, Libraries Facilities and Operations Management

Facilities & Operation Management; 563 Wilson Library
612-624-1720 (office) 612-202-4681 (cell)


I have held a variety of positions in the libraries since 1980, beginning as the unit head for the St. Paul Campus Libraries Photocopy Services. Since 2008, I have been the director for the Libraries Facilities and Operations Management(FOM) department, providing leadership for 5 building managers, a staff assistant and the staff in the libraries shipping unit. FOM provides service to Libraries staff and users in 13 library locations across the St. Paul, East Bank, and West Bank campuses of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Our department is responsible for the implementation, management, and communication for: Space Design and Management; Facilities Redesign/Construction/Remodeling and Renovation; Telecommunications; Signage; Building Access and Key Control; Procurement, Maintenance and Inventory of Equipment/Furniture/Supplies; Ergonomic Assessments; Facilities Rental and Use; Faculty and Graduate Carrels; Meeting and Training Room Support; Event Support; Internal libraries-wide delivery services; US mail/external delivery services; Shelving Inventory/Installations; Library Facility and Environmental Issues and Controls; Code and ADA Compliance within Libraries; Emergency Management; Building Security; Maintenance/Custodial Services; Fire and Life Safety.


B.S., Applied Design, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

A.S., Communication Studies, Ulster County Community College, NY