Our Mission

The mission of Facilities Management is to provide and maintain physical facilities which meet the current and future needs of the Des Moines University community, in support of the overall mission of the University. Facilities Management is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the campus and university owned properties. Services include plant operations and maintenance, environmental services, grounds maintenance, conference room setup and office move management. Facilities Management also manages University fleet vehicles, ID badge issuance and Security services.

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Our Staff

John Harris, Des Moines University Facilities Management John Harris
Director of Facilities Management
Philip Baughman, Des Moines University Facilities Management Philip Baughman
Campus Services Manager
Frank Aldridge, Des Moines University Facilities Management Frank Aldridge
Custodial Manager
Debra Ades, Des Moines University Facilities Management Debra Ades
Custodian
Alexander Cordle, Des Moines University Facilities Management Alexander Cordle
Maintenance Tech
Megan Harris, Des Moines University Facilities Management Megan Harris
Campus Receptionist
Aaron Hicks
Custodian
Leigh Lettington, Des Moines University Facilities Management Leigh Lettington
Facilities Office Administrator
Jason Meerdink, Des Moines University Facilities Management Jason Meerdink
Groundskeeper
Nick Minard, Des Moines University Facilities Management Nick Minard
Custodian
Lania Payne, Des Moines University Facilities Management Lania Payne
Custodian
Mike Riley, Des Moines University Facilities Management Mike Riley
Building and Grounds Manager
Ryan Strum, Des Moines University Facilities Management Ryan Strum
Mail Carrier
Ashlee Waddell, Des Moines University Facilities Management Ashlee Waddell
Administrative Assistant
Robert Wallace, Des Moines University Facilities Management Robert Wallace
Night Custodial Supervisor
Kyle Wetterling, Des Moines University Facilities Management Kyle Wetterling
HVAC Technician
Robert Wiand, Des Moines University Facilities Management Robert Wiand
Maintenance Technician
James Yacko, Des Moines University Facilities Management James Yacko
Maintenance Technician
Kristofer Yule, Des Moines University Facilities Management Kristofer Yule
Maintenance Tech

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