MAINTENANCE


MAINTENANCE

Department Overview

The department of Maintenance Services works hard to provide an ensure an exceptional learning and working environment for the entire campus. Our Maintenance Staff maintain campus buildings from classroom and research labs to dining and housing spaces.

If you have a question or concern about Maintenance Services, please see our contact information.

Maintenance and Preventive Maintenance

When it comes to providing maintenance services, our overall goal to improve the quality of service through increased responsiveness. The types of jobs performed by our people are primarily preventive maintenance and minor repairs. They are the direct link between the customer and University Facilities for most repairs.

Maintenance Services

Facilities Customer Service is the primary point of contact for Maintenance Services. If you have a question or concern regarding Facilities Maintenance or Residential Maintenance, please reach out to us via one of the methods listed below.

Email: [email protected]

Call 24/7: 616-331-3000

Mailing address:
GVSU Customer Service
11106 Service Drive
Service Building
Allendale MI 49401


DIRECTOR OF MAINTENANCE

JOEL VAN RAVENSWAAY
Director of Facilities Services
Maintenance
616-331-3582
[email protected]

Joel received a Bachelors in Business Administration (BBA) from Grand Valley State University, and has successfully completed APPA’s Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP) certification program.

Joel has been with GVSU since 2003, and has filled multiple roles within the University including Master Electrician, Project Manager, Maintenance Supervisor, and is currently the Director of Facilities Services.

In his time away from work Joel shares his free time between Home, Family, Friends, Golf, Motorcycling, Traveling, GVSU Athletics, and many other hobbies.

Joel’s vision “To serve others, be a resource, build relationships, and have a little fun along the way”

You can connect with Joel at [email protected]

 


MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT STAFF

Kevin Achterhof
Jeff Archambeau
Noah Brovont
Todd Carpenter
Colin Cook
Chad Covington
Michael DeLore
Jason DeWeerd
Mark Duch
Fred Gravelyn
Steven Herrygers
Randy Hill
Chad James
Chris Jeffries
Chad Johnson
Steven Joling
Richard Kleis
Chris Kornoelje
Earl Loveless
John McIntire
Ryan Micho
Mitchell Nicholson
Kirk Punches
Phil Pyrett
Mike Schrotenboer
Steven Scibor
Roger Smith
Shika Taylor
Kurt Thompson
Mark Thompson
Dave VanDenBrink
Dave Weber

HARDWARE DEPARTMENT STAFF

Brian DenUyl
Dan Teunis
Nick Mallory

ENERGY DEPARTMENT STAFF

Sean McManus
Chris Watson
Jeff Zevenbergen




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