John Furman joined Western as the Director of Facilities Management in August 2011. John was an engineer and facility manager with the U.S. Coast Guard for 30 years. He is a registered professional engineer and a certified facility manager, and holds a BS in Civil Engineering from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy as well as an MS in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois. In addition to his Facility Management experience, John was an assistant professor of Civil Engineering at the Coast Guard Academy from 1992 - 1996.

Director of Facilities Management:
Phone: (360) 650-3496

Administrative Support
Facilities Management's (FM) Administrative Services provides clerical and administrative support to the Director of Facilities Management, assistant directors, managers and staff.

FM's administrative office provides management, accounting, clerical and training services for the department and its operations, as well as the processing and maintenance of the organization's personnel paperwork and training records.

Administrative Services Manager:
Phone: (360) 650-3499

Memos of Understanding

The following are key agreements with other campus departments and governmental agencies that clarify Facilities Management's related responsibilities.


Photo credit: Aaron Buma   Communications Facility exterior

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