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UF/IFAS Facilities Planning & Operations
 

FPO Staff Directory

  • Directors
    NamePhoneEmail
    Kevin M Heinicka
    Director
    (352) 294-3802
    Cell: (352) 318-3752
    kmhgolf@ufl.edu
    Ronnie Cooper
    Associate Director
    (352) 294-3821
    Cell: (352) 262-4168 
    rlcooper@ufl.edu
  • Administration
    NamePhoneEmailFunctions
    Leigh Howell
    Administrative Services Manager

    (352) 294-3801 leigh.howell@ufl.edu 
    • Land Transactions
      (purchase, sell, leases, easements)
    • PO&M
    • Space Management (Building number and demo requests)
    • Department & Construction Finances
    • Insurance and FEMA
    Janie Berger
    Administrative Specialist
    (352) 294-3829

    rita.berger@ufl.edu

    • Payroll & Personnel
    • Utilities
    • Specialty Projects

    Kristin Eakins
    Accountant II

    (352) 294-3815  kristin.eakins@ufl.edu  
    • Operating Budget 
    • Construction Project Accounting
    • Insurance 
    Dannielle Godwin
    Account Specialist
    (352) 294-3816

    pgodwin@ufl.edu

    • Operating Budget
    • Construction Project Accounting
    • Insurance
  • Support Services
    NamePhoneEmailFunctions
    Ronnie Cooper
    Associate Director
    (352) 294-3821
    Cell: (352) 262-4168
    rlcooper@ufl.edu
    • HVAC / Mechanical Contracts & Repairs
    • Elevator Contracts / Inspections / Certifications
    • Boiler Certification
    • Fire Alarm Control Panel / Sprinklers / Backflow Certifications
    • Lift Station Contracts
    • Generator Contracts
    Joseph Hayden
    Systems Controls Project Manager II
    (352) 294-3812
    Cell: (352) 494-7232
    jthayden@ufl.edu
    Jon Lanhart
    Project Manager I
    (352) 294-3813
    Cell: (352) 262-5984
    jdlanh@ufl.edu
    Frank Tipton
    Project Manager I
    (352) 294-3819
    Cell: (352) 278-3513
    tip@ufl.edu
    • Potable Water Treatment
    • Permits - storm
    • Environmental
    • Septic Tank Sampling Contacts
  • Construction Project Management
    NamePhoneEmail
    Frank Tipton
    Project Manager I
    (352) 294-3819
    Cell: (352) 278-3513
    tip@ufl.edu
    Sean Mountain
    Project Manager II
    (352) 294-3820
    Cell: (352) 672-7835
    smountain73@ufl.edu
    Shawn Cody
    Project Manager I
    (352) 294-3804
    Cell (904) 729-2147
    ShawnCody@ifas.ufl.edu
  • Building & Infrastructure Controls
    NamePhoneEmailFunctions
    Ronnie Cooper
    Associate Director
    (352) 294-3821
    Cell: (352) 262-4168
    rlcooper@ufl.edu Off Campus
    -see "Support Services" tab above
  • Work Order System
    NamePhoneEmail
    Susan Wight
    Customer Service
    (352) 294-3817
    Cell: (352) 494-3340
    swight@ufl.edu

  • Computer Support
    NamePhoneEmail
    Ben Thomas
    IT Professional I
    (352) 294-2078 benjamin.thomas@ufl.edu

  • Warehouse (Receiving)
    NamePhoneEmail
    Eric Dickerson
    Warehouse/Stores Specialist
    (352) 294-3828 e.dickerson@ufl.edu
  • Maintenance

    Apopka

    NamePhoneEmail
    Ronnie Cooper
    Associate Director
    (352) 294-3821
    Cell: (352) 262-4168
    rlcooper@ufl.edu
    Bob O'Neill
    Maintenance Supervisor
    (863) 956-8622
    Cell: (863) 632-3440
    moose@ufl.edu 

    Gainesville

    NamePhoneEmail
    Ronnie Cooper
    Associate Director
    (352) 294-3821
    Cell: (352) 262-4168
    rlcooper@ufl.edu
    Steve Perry
    Maintenance Supervisor
    (352) 294-3809
    Cell: (352) 359-2874
    perrys@ufl.edu
    Nestor Lauzurique
    Maintenance Supervisor
    (352) 294-3808
    Cell: (352) 235-4599
    lindapito@ufl.edu
    Chad Stephens
    Maintenance Supervisor
    (352) 294-3807
    Cell: (352) 494-2773
    stephens@ufl.edu

    Lake Alfred

    NamePhoneEmail
    Ronnie Cooper
    Associate Director
    (352) 294-3821
    Cell: (352) 262-4168
    rlcooper@ufl.edu

    Balm (Wimauma)

    NamePhoneEmail
    Ronnie Cooper
    Associate Director
    (352) 294-3821
    Cell: (352) 262-4168
    rlcooper@ufl.edu
    Bob O'Neill
    Maintenance Supervisor
    (863) 956-8622
    Cell: (863) 632-3440
    moose@ufl.edu 

    Immokalee

    NamePhoneEmail
    Ronnie Cooper
    Associate Director
    (352) 294-3821
    Cell: (352) 262-4168
    rlcooper@ufl.edu
    Sean Mountain
    Project Manager
    (352) 294-3820
    Cell: (352) 672-7835
    smountain73@ufl.edu 

  • Grounds
    NamePhoneEmail
    Steve Perry
    Maintenance Supervisor
    (352) 294-3809
    Cell: (352) 359-2874
    perrys@ufl.edu
  • Custodial

    Gainesville

    NamePhoneEmail
    Ronnie Cooper
    Associate Director
    (352) 294-3821
    Cell: (352) 262-4168
    rlcooper@ufl.edu

    Lake Alfred

    NamePhoneEmail
    Ronnie Cooper
    Associate Director
    (352) 294-3821
    Cell: (352) 262-4168
    rlcooper@ufl.edu
    Bob O'Neill
    Maintenance Supervisor
    (863) 956-8622
    Cell: (863) 323-9466
    moose@ufl.edu