Office of Facilities & Security

UCC CampusMission

The mission of Facilities Services is to provide exceptional customer service to our College Community while ensuring an environmentally safe and well maintained college campus that is conducive in education and student success. 

Tactical Goals

  1. Assure safety of all employees, students and public
    • Monitor campus grounds and create a safe atmosphere for all individuals on campus
  2. Provide quality customer service and rapid response protocol for maintenance issues
    • Respond to all maintenance requests in a timely fashion
  3. Maintain buildings and grounds to standard
    • Consistent rotation of cleaning buildings and maintaining infrastructure to code

Position of Authority/Leadership

Director: Joe Flora

The Director of Facilities and Security is a leadership position responsible for the operation, maintenance, and planning for all college facilities, grounds, utilities, energy managements systems, safety/security systems, mail services, transportation services, construction management and assigned operating equipment in order to provide a safe and healthy environment for students, faculty and staff.

Areas of Operation

Office of Business Services consists of the following departments led by a director for each area of operation.  Each area of the Office of Business Services has its own webpage and mission statement that is aligned with the College mission and embodies the core themes through the services delivered.

  • Building Maintenance - Maintains operations, safety, security and interior aesthetics.
  • Grounds Maintenance - Maintains operations, safety, security and exterior aesthetics.
  • Security - Maintains campus safety and security.
  • Custodial - Maintains cleanliness at UCC facilities on and off campus.
  • Mail Room - Processes incoming and outgoing freight shipments and mail.


Joe Flora
Director of Facilities

Kathy Frazer
Administrative Assistant

Jim Epley
Maintenance Lead

Ryan Smith
Maintenance Generalist

Jim Paris
Grounds and Mechanic
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Sandra Escobar
Mail Clerk

George Karpontinis
Brenda Karpontinis
Jerry Yanz
Nathan Mason
Mike Pope
Chris Brages
John McFarland

Scott Fray
Chief of Security

Rosario Fauver
Custodial Lead

Rachelle Bender
Maintenance Technician
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Froylan Rodriguez
Maintenance Generalist

Jacob Whisler
Grounds Technician
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Kathy Frazer
Administrative Assistant

Security Officers
Colin Murphy
Grant Hill
Joseph Goodwin
Lance Dearstine
Renate Richardson

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