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Facilities Management Employee Council

The mission of the Facilities Management Employee Council is to foster communication among Facilities Management employees and provide a forum for workplace-related concerns with the intent of improving the working conditions of UVA Facilities Management. We support and uphold the Facilities Management values of safety, sustainability, respect, diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Function and responsibility of the Employee Council

  • The Council represents all Facilities Management employees.
  • The Council is a liaison between employees and FM leadership.
  • The Council is a communication network among and between all FM departments.
  • The Council strives to address matters of concern, acting as a forum for discussing employee ideas with the intent of improving the working conditions of Facilities Management.
  • The Council actively supports and promotes a fair and inclusive work environment.

General Guidelines & Procedures

FM Employee Council minutes


Current council members

Chelsea Reynolds

Chelsea Reynolds

Co-chair, Council term ends June 2025
HSPP Zone 1 North, Zone 1 South, Zone 2
(434) 987-6944
xjs6mu@virginia.edu
Christine Alencar

Christine Alencar

Council term ends June 2025
Operations Management, Automation Services, Energy Support, Geospatial Engineering Services, Sustainability, Systems Control
(434) 924-9531
cda4k@virginia.edu
Ashley Grooms

Ashley Grooms

Co-Chair, Council term ends June 2025
CFO Office, Finance, Occupational Programs, Programs & Informatics, Technology & Innovation
(434) 982-5880
ang2n@virginia.edu
Jon Bruneau

Jon Bruneau

Council term ends June 2027
Staff Senator
Capital Construction & Renovations (CC&R-Administration, Design Services, Project and Construction Management Services, Surplus Store), Office of the University Building Official, Environmental Resources/Compliance
(434) 924-3415
jcb9d@virginia.edu
Eric Cline

Eric Cline

Council term ends June 2025
HSPP Zone 3, Zone 4, HS Director's Staff, Renovations, Work Management
(434) 566-7088
edc4e@virginia.edu
Hugh McGee

Hugh McGhee

Council term ends June 2027
Staff Senator
Energy & Utilities (Chiller Plants, Heat Plants, Power & Light, Utilities, Utilities Management, Metering)
(434) 906-7169
ham6n@virginia.edu
Tabitha Ford

Tabitha Ford

Council term ends June 2026
Staff Senator
E&G Custodial Services
(434) 987-6914
tlf6y@virginia.edu
Les Givens

Les Givens

Council term ends June 2025
Staff Senator
Capital Construction & Renovations (CC&R-Architectural Trades, Construction and Renovation Services, Mechanical Trades, Specialty Trades)
(434) 566-6152
leg5n@virginia.edu
Tyler Kraft

Tyler Kraft

Council term ends June 2027
Staff Senator
Housing Custodial and Housing Maintenance
(434) 962-4273
tjk6k@virginia.edu
Corey Poole

Corey Poole

Council term ends June 2025
Elevators, Fire Protection, Lockshop, Roofing, West Grounds Zone
(434) 982-5866
cgp9s@virginia.edu
J.R. Richardson

J.R. Richardson

Council term ends June 2025
Staff Senator
Landscape and Recycling
(434) 566-7175
jmr5kb@virginia.edu

Council administrators

Ex-officio (non-voting) contributors to the council who provide administrative support

Lori Mohr Pedersen

Executive Assistant
(434) 982-5835
lamp@virginia.edu

Jane Centofante

Communications Sr. Generalist
(434) 982-5846
janecentofante@virginia.edu