Facilities & Operations

Facilities and Operations Management provides oversight and authority for facilities planning, capital improvement programs, aquatics, building and grounds maintenance, custodial services, energy management, and transportation. Approximately 5 million square feet of space in 44 facilities and more than 350 acres of land are managed and maintained. About 240 buses, vans, pickups, sedans, trailers, and moveable equipment are included in the bus and support vehicle fleet.

F&O Administration

Facilities & Operations Administration provides management services to the F&O Department of the Arlington Public Schools. These include the following:

  • Budget Preparation and Expenditure Forecasting
  • Procurement and Stock Control
  • Personnel
  • Interdepartmental Coordination
  • Policy and Procedures
  • Emergency Preparedness

For more information on F&O Administration, call 703-228-6600.

F&O Address:
Trades Center
2770 S Taylor St
Arlington VA 22206

Staff Contacts


Title Name Extension (703) 228-
Assistant Superintendent for Facilities and Operations Renee Harber 6600
Executive Administrative Specialist Vanessa Williams 6600
Director of Aquatics Management Helena Machado 6264
Director of Design and Construction Jeffrey Chambers 6613
Assistant Director of Design and Construction Benjamin Burgin 6606
Director for Facilities and Operations Cathy Lin 7731
Director of Maintenance James Meikle 6617
Assistant Director of Maintenance Steven Bernheisel 6621
Executive Director of Transportation & Fleet Management Andrew Spencer 6636
Director of Plant Operations Arthur Bell 7732
Assistant Manager of Plant Operations Kerm Towler 6649
Transportation Demand Management Specialist Vacant xxxx



Published December 31, 69 5:00PM