WELCOME TO THE FACILITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT
It is our commitment to assist the District, its Staff and Students, by ensuring efficient and safe operations of all district buildings, grounds, and equipment. We feel this goal can be accomplished by offering effective customer relations, a team environment, and quality in workmanship as we strive together towards the mark of excellence in educational learning.
The Facility Services Department is committed to maintaining properties and buildings in such a manner as to ensure the student learning environment will support the educational goals of the district in an effective, safe, comfortable and efficient manner.
Our schools are often damaged as a result of vandalism. You can help!!! If you witness vandals damaging School District property please call the RCMP at 561-3300 or Telus Security Services at 614-8000. Your awareness and reporting will assist in reducing acts of vandalism and the costs involved with repairs.
TO REPORT VANDALISM / GRAFFITI: email@example.com
Our Facility Services team, comprised of approximately 60 skilled trades-people and ensure that all of school district facilities are maintained to district standards and regulatory requirements.
The Facility Services Department services British Columbia's largest geographical school district area spanning as far North as Mackenzie and Valemount in the East. Facilities Services is responsible for managing and maintaining the following functions:
- School grounds and equipment
- Performs maintenance services to schools and other District owned facilities
- Provide engineering and maintenance advice to school administrators concerning school equipment and operation
- Project management services for new school construction and renovation
- Management of Security Services
- Energy Conservation
- Safety and Environmental Programs
These functions are accomplished through the combined efforts of a wide network of administrators and support staff that perform specific functions as designated by the superintendent in implementing policies established by the Board of School Trustees.
Our general objective is to systematically plan and schedule facility maintenance to safeguard our capital investment, extend the useful life of the facilities, promote health and safety, and provide an appropriate environment for all that utilize the facilities.
Brett Apolczer, Operations General Manager - Facility Services
Brodie Norn - Supervisor, Electrical/Mechanical
Darren Watson - Supervisor, General Trades
Darryl Zerr - Supervisor, Grounds/Fleet Services
Lori Akehurst, Facility Services Secretary/Dispatch
Facility Services Capital Projects
Nino Maletta, Capital Projects Manager - Facility Services
Barry Bepple, Energy and Sustainable Conservation Coordinator
Jessica Paglinawan, Building Technologist
Annie Therrien, Technical Assistant
Health and Safety Officer
Nadine Neil 250-561-8241
Bonnie Zarikos - Custodial Supervisor
Dave McLuskie - Assistant Custodial Supervisor
Kelly Mault - Custodial Services Assistant
District authorized personnel can submit a work order for situations that are considered routine or requests for service. Work orders are processed using an internet-based system called AssetPlanner.
Examples of routine requests and service requests are:
- Electrical repairs
- Carpentry repairs
- Heating/air conditioning repairs
- Plumbing repairs
- Grounds upkeep
- Painting upkeep
- Cartage (stage risers, choral risers, tables)
- Fire extinguisher repair or replacement
- Equipment repair (fridges, stoves, etc.)
These would be considered alterations to an existing facility under a designated dollar value.
Examples of minor renovations include:
- Converting classrooms for usage
- Improvements to general office area
Some specialized requests are first evaluated by district staff, and if approved, work is then performed on a priority basis as funds become available.
Examples of specialized requests include:
- Carpet or tile replacement
- Painting (interior and exterior)
Energy & Sustainable Conservation
The Carbon Neutral Action Report summarizes our emissions profile, the amount of offsets purchased to reach net zero emissions, the actions we have taken to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and our plans to continue reducing emissions. We have been carbon neutral since 2010.
We are pleased to provide you with this Overview of our efforts to date.
School District No 57 - CNAR 2014 - Overview - FINAL Revised.pdf
School District No 57 - CNAR 2015 - Overview - FINAL.pdf
School District No 57 - CNAR 2016 - Overview - FINAL.pdf
SD 57 - CNAR 2018 - Overview - FINAL.PDF
SD57 - CNAR 2019 - Overview - FINAL.PDF