Our Portfolio

Facilities and Operations


Asset Management and Operations
Led by AVP James Allen

Building service workers, engineers, technologists, peace officers and tradespeople help keep all five of our campuses maintained and operating safely and efficiently.

This group supports our community through operating, maintaining and renewing our infrastructure and providing a number of safety and security services. View our Facilities Maintenance Plan.

Integrated Planning and Partnerships
Led by AVP Lara McClelland

Through strategic planning and partnerships across Facilities and Operations as well as the wider campus community, this team improves the viability and utility of our infrastructure.

Social, economic and environmental sustainability principles are incorporated into each project in support of our Integrated Asset Management Strategy, Taking Care of our Campuses.

Support and Recreation Services
Led by AVP Robert Pawliuk

The team is responsible for a wide range of services both for the campus community and the public.

Core services by this diverse group include emergency preparedness and crisis management, transportation services, and capital planning and delivery. In addition, this team operates the U of A Botanic Garden and Campus and Community Recreation.

Led by AVP Mike Kohlenberg

Operating one of the largest campus district energy systems in North America, the utilities team is instrumental to creating an efficient, sustainable campus.

From heat to power and chilled water, more than 70,000 people use services provided by utilities each day.

Campus Services
Led by AVP Katherine Huising

From the ONEcard in your wallet to the programming delivered through Residence Life, this team strives to improve your on-campus experience whether you are a student, faculty, staff or visitor.

Campus Services offers a wide range of essential services to support you right from your first step on campus. View the Campus Services Capital Plan.