Welcome to Facility Services
The Facility Services Division is one of the largest divisions on campus under one director. It includes the Administrative Office, Custodial Services, Maintenance Operations, Landscape Services, Transportation, Energy Management, Sustainability, Health and Safety, and Capital Program Department. The departments work together to provide the students, employees and the community with a safe, clean and beautiful campus, inside and out.
The Director of Facility Services, Dave Bridge (pictured right), joined the Northwest team in December 2011. Dave is with ARAMARK Corp., who provides maintenance, engineering, grounds-keeping and custodial services to the University on a contract basis. Dave holds a Master's of Business Administration from Regis University in Denver as well as a Bachelor's in Business Administration, and two associate degrees in Logistics Management and Information Systems. He earned a certification in Production and Inventory Management as well as Certification of Mastery, Process Redesign and Change Management. Dave has more than 30 years in the facilities and supply chain fields and was on the President's Cabinet for the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology where he recently served as Director of Facility Services. He has also served as a District Facilities Manager for Target Corp., covering 16 stores in five states, and was the District Facility Manager of the Year for three of the five years he worked for Target. Earlier in his career, Dave spent more than 28 years in the United States Air Force, retiring as a U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sergeant.
The Facility Services Division is dedicated to providing a safe, accessible, clean, attractive and well planned educational environment. We support the University's mission in a positive and proactive manner to provide an atmosphere conducive to learning. Outstanding customer service is an essential component of all departmental undertakings; our goal is to fulfill our client's needs within the parameter of our resources.