Facilities Maintenance and Operations strives to provide exceptional service while reducing the cost of services per square foot. The maintenance team is dedicated to the continuous improvement of services and staff and works to maintain a diverse, skilled, and efficient workforce. The team achieves this by promoting an atmosphere of shared responsibility and providing an opportunity for all staff members to contribute innovative ideas and methods.

The facilities maintenance team consists of approximately 12 workers and is on call to ensure the maintenance of all campuses. The maintenance team is known as the "go-to" team for everything from broken windows to painting.


  • Miscellaneous building maintenance – repair and replacement of windows, doors, door closures, floor-tile, ceiling-tile, fire alarms, light fixtures, light bulbs, electrical receptacles, etc.
  • Restrooms – repair, maintain, or replace fixtures such as lavatories, urinals, sinks, mirrors, soap dispensers, etc.
  • Installation – bulletin boards, chalk boards, white boards, and clocks.
  • Heating and cooling equipment
  • Elevator equipment
  • Special events – projects and/or construction
  • Kitchen equipment


Certified maintenance

Jim Hawkins

Marquette Eggleston

Skilled maintenance

Pat Garman — HVAC

Tim Ballard — HVAC

Colin Gallagher — HVAC

Devin Stowe — Electrical

Dan Farrell — Electrical

Jason Geier — Electrical

Ryan Paluska — Plumbing

Gregory Herron — Locksmith/Carpenter

Dave Smith – Carpentry


Anthron Johnson

Vehicle Maintenance

Our Vehicle Maintenance team maintains all campus vehicles, grounds equipment and mowers.


Rory Chance – Vehicle Specialist

To request maintenance services, see Maintenance Connection, or in an emergency call the Facilities Services Department at (309) 694-5120.

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Fri 4/1/22 12:19 PM
Fri 4/1/22 12:19 PM