Maintenance

The Maintenance division provides corrective and preventative maintenance services for over 13 million gross square feet of academic facilities. The skilled staff within Maintenance includes a wide variety of trade professions including carpenters and masons, electricians, elevator technicians, fire safety technicians, locksmiths, plumbers, roofers, HVAC mechanics and historical facilities specialists.

Maintenance work teams are organized in the following groups:

  • Specialty Trades Shops – Fire Protection, Elevator Service, Lock Shop and Roofers – which provide services across all zones, including the Medical Center.
  • Maintenance Zones – Multidisciplinary crews that are physically located around Grounds to serve specific groups of customers and facilities. Zone managers provide comprehensive facility stewardship throughout their areas, and are the principal customer contact for routine services and departmental support. Contact information for each zone manager is listed below.

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Contact information

Mike Merriam

Mike Merriam
Associate Director
Phone: (434) 982-4665
Email: mbm2h@virginia.edu

Mike Payne

Mike Payne
Assistant Director
Phone: (434) 982-5876
Email: mikepayne@virginia.edu

Matt Acree

Matt Acree
Manager, Fire & Life Safety
Phone: (434) 243-8116
Email: ema4n@virginia.edu

Zone managers

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Central Zone/Art Zone

Ryan Taylor

Ryan Taylor
Senior manager
Phone: (434) 982-5910
Email: rdt4c@virginia.edu

McCormick Zone

Randy Campbell

Randy Campbell
Manager
Phone: (434) 924-4044
Email: rac2f@virginia.edu

West Grounds

Kenny Bower

Kenny Bower
Manager
Phone: (434) 982-4779
Email: krb6s@virginia.edu

North Grounds

Gary Wood

Gary Wood
Senior manager
Phone: (434) 924-3752
Email: gww@virginia.edu

Newcomb Zone

Jamie Joyner

James "Jamie" Joyner
Manager
Phone: (434) 924-8809
Email: jnj3w@virginia.edu

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