Physical Resources

Assistant Vice-President, Physical Resources:  Gary Nower, gnower@wlu.ca, ext. 6210
Director, Planning, Design and Construction: Mark Dettweiler, mdettweiler@wlu.ca, ext. 6310
Director, Business and Facilities Operations: Ron McKenzie, rmckenzie@wlu.ca, ext. 2619
Manager, Grounds and Custodial Services: Meg Wiles, mwiles@wlu.ca, ext. 4403
Manager, Sustainability Office: Claire Bennett, cbennett@wlu.ca, ext. 4280
Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. After office hours and when the University is closed, contact Special Constable Services at (519) 885-3333 or ext. 3333
Office Locations:
Administration,  Planning, Design and Construction, and Sustainability Office: 255 King St. N., Fourth Floor, Suite K402
Business and Facilities Operations and Grounds and Custodial Services: 81 Lodge Street
Website: www.wlu.ca/pr

Physical Resources aspires to be an innovative leader in sustainable campus planning, design and facilities management.  We work closely with students, faculty, staff, alumni and the wider community to provide a welcoming and healthy environment.

Under the direction of Gary Nower, Assistant Vice-President: Physical Resources, the department consists of four groups:

BUSINESS AND FACILITIES OPERATIONS

Manages the following functional areas: Customer Service, Facilities Operations, Grounds & Custodial Services, and Utilities/Energy Management.

Grounds and Custodial Services
Maintains Laurier's grounds and buildings, including landscaping, recycling and waste removal, set-up and special events, moving services and general cleaning with environmentally preferred products.

PHYSICAL RESOURCES - BRANTFORD CAMPUS

Co-ordinates Facilities Operations at the Brantford Campus

PLANNING, DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION

Manages the planning, design, and construction of Laurier's physical assets, supporting and enhancing the student, academic, research and administrative environs of Laurier.

SUSTAINABILITY OFFICE

Assesses and develops sustainability practices including transportation, waste, energy, water, construction, procurement, food, conservation and academics, and ensures these practices are integrated into all areas of the university.