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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
Eddie Morris
Eddie Morris
Elevator Program Manager
Phone: (434) 982-4659
Email: nem6r@virginia.edu

Zone managers

Central Zone/Art Zone

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

North Grounds

Jamie Joyner
James "Jamie" Joyner
Manager
Phone: (434) 924-3752
Email: jnj3w@virginia.edu

McCormick Zone

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

Newcomb Zone

Robert 'Shawn' Ragland
Robert "Shawn" Ragland
Manager
Phone: (434) 924-8811
Email: rsr2d@virginia.edu

West Grounds

Kenny Bower
Kenny Bower
Manager
Phone: (434) 982-4779
Email: krb6s@virginia.edu
Terry Maynard
Housing Zone Manager
Phone: (434) 365-0722
Email: tm7sv@virginia.edu
Tanyia Moore
Tanyia Moore
Housing Housekeeping Zone Manager
Phone: (434) 924-3702
Email: tm2hf@virginia.edu

Maintenance Zones map