Facilities Operations

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Facilities Operations, Sherman Building, 60 Tootell Road, Kingston, RI 02881

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Maintenance and Repair

Our M&R staff operate, maintain and repair all academic, administrative, athletic buildings and dormitories on campus, including the associated utility systems and infrastructure. This includes electrical, heating ventilation and air conditioning, plumbing, water, steam, sanitary/storm drainage, carpentry, paint, locksmith and automotive maintenance functions.

News, Notes and Links

  • Do you have a maintenance work request? To inquire on how to submit a request for any Facilities Operations department, visit the Facilities Operations Control Center webpage.
  • Wondering what is chargeable and what is not? Visit the Available Services page to find out.

Department Contacts

Daniel W. Cartier
Assistant Director, Facilities Operations/Maintenance & Repair
p. 401.874.2423

Todd DeWardener
Manager Facilities Maintenance Operations
p. 401.874.2806

Martin Koski
Chief of Construction and Maintenance Operations
p. 401.874.2700

Mark Ravenell
Manager Energy Control Maintenance Systems
p. 401.874.2122


Maintenance and Repair Shops

Access Control
Tony Dasilva, Supervisor
O: 401.874.4577
CC: 401.874.4060

Automotive Shop
O: 401.874.2681 
CC: 401.874.4060

Electrical Shop
Lou Vuono,  Supervisor
Randy Pizzi, Supervisor
O: 401.874.2092
CC: 401.874.4060

Carl Pierson, Supervisor
Mech & Elect Shop Supervisor
O: 401.874.2558
C: 401.874.2281
CC: 401.874.4060

Sean Deibler
Maintenance Superintendent
C: 401.255.8482

John Labrosse Sr
Maintenance Superintendent
C: 401.639.7029

Paint Shop
John Doak, Supervisor
O: 401.874.4647
CC: 401.874.4060

Plumbing Shop
Thomas Wojciechowski, Supervisor
O: 401.874.5993
CC: 401.874.4060

Jae Yoon
Mechanical & Electrical Shop Supervisor
C: 401.255.7730

*CC – Control Center

Facility news

Get.Facilities, our new computerized maintenance management system for work orders.

Environmental Impact overview of the positive environmental effect we are having on the campus (PowerPoint).


There are many services we provide. View our available services Available Services

Find any building on campus using the Interactive Campus Map.

Do you have a work request? Visit the Facilities Operations Control Center to submit a request for any Facilities Services department. Or, simply call 4-4060.

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