As the Facilities Move and Operations Coordinator, Jon, is responsible for coordinating campus move and small renovation projects from start to finish. Jon is committed to improving the move process across our three campuses through clear communications, systematic procedures, consistent policies and excellent customer service. Jon will be working with stakeholders to define and implement best practices for the move process, space use and minor renovation projects at USM.
Jon received a B.S. in Renewable Natural Resources from the University of California at Davis and spent two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in Sudan researching the conversion efficiency of traditional charcoal kilns and stoves. He has worked for a wide variety of organizations from a recycling transfer station in San Francisco to the National Forest Service in Oregon to a series of environmental nonprofits in Wisconsin and Maine. Most recently, he was the Director of the South Portland Land Trust and then the Director of Operations at Furniture Friends, a volunteer-based, non-profit organization that acquires donated furniture and provides it to people in need throughout Greater Portland.