Associate Vice President for Operations
Rod Johnson - 937-766-4114
Gary Hull, Electrician,
Gary Phillips, Electrician
Gary & Gary inspect, repair, and install high- and low-voltage electrical systems, as well as maintain the campus electrical cable plant and backup generators. They also service all electrical cooking equipment in the cafeteria and helps maintain the energy management plant.
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Sean Scheerschmidt, Preventative Maintenance Technician
HVAC technicians inspect, repair, service, and install heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment, as well as perform maintenance on the energy management system that controls heating, air conditioning, and lighting on campus. They also maintain the campus natural gas distribution system and all cooking equipment in the cafeteria, including walk-in coolers and freezers. Jim, Micah, and James are graduates of trade schools and hold EPA licenses and I.C.E. certifications.
PlumbingMike Blosser, Plumber
Andy Williams, Plumber
Apart from maintaining the water plant (see Annual Water Quality Report), Mike addresses all normal plumbing maintenance needs that are reported to the Physical Plant; specify equipment and interface with contractors on larger projects, layout, and installation of piping and fixtures in smaller projects; coordinate work with other trades; and work with inspectors and other governing agencies as needs arise. Mike also performs special annual duties, such as blowing out and winterizing the well and booster pumps for irrigation systems at the athletic and intramural fields. He has received an Ohio Class 1 Operator License for the water plant, as well as a backflow prevention and testing certifications.
Jeff Cunningham, CU Utility Administrator
As the Cedarville Telecommunications Network Administrator, Jeff maintains 1,100 telephones on campus, four high-speed compressed telephone circuits, 911 data lines, and the 911 database out of Boulder, Colorado. Besides telecommunication, Jeff is an electrician and works with our utility companies.