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Office of the Vice President

Capital Planning and Campus Operations

Ensuring prudent use and management of Northern Arizona University’s vital services.

Our Many Functions

In addition to promoting the philosophy established by the university’s Office of the President—and in line with NAU’s Mission, Vision, and Values—the Vice President oversees the fiscal operations and budgetary activity for the following six NAU organizations:


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Dr. Daniel Okoli, Vice President for Capital Planning and Campus Operations

E-Mail: Daniel.Okoli@nau.edu

Phone: 928-523-2708

 

Jessica Fitchett, Assistant to the Vice President/Fiscal Operations

E-Mail: Jessica.Fitchett@nau.edu

Phone: 928-523-7151

 

Veronica Tellez-Tapia, Executive Assistant to the Vice President

E-Mail: Veronica.Tellez-Tapia@nau.edu

Phone: 928-523-8286

 

We are located in the Babbitt Administrative Center, Building #51, Room #115.

For general information, please call 928-523-2708 or fax 928-523-4230.

Mailing address:

1900 South Knoles Drive

P.O. Box 4088

Flagstaff, AZ  86011-4088

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Contracting and Purchasing Services To activate the Contracting and Purchasing Services tab, press your spacebar.

This team of professionals provides excellent service; innovative solutions; and expertise in procurement, contracting, materials management, and risk management.

Contracting and Purchasing Services

Facility Services To activate the Facility Services tab, press your spacebar.

Facility Services sustains the integrity and appearance of the campus environment while supporting the educational process, research activities, and public involvement, by effectively utilizing human, physical, and financial capital.

Facility Services

NAU Police Department To activate the NAU Police Department tab, press your spacebar.

This vital department provides public safety, law enforcement, and security services to the campus community.

NAU Police Department

Office of Space Management To activate the Office of Space Management tab, press your spacebar.

Space Management reviews the use of space across campus, making recommendations when necessary for more cost effective solutions. Serving as the central repository for information regarding NAU’s space-related decision-making, we strive to positively impact the university’s instruction, research, and public service missions.

Contact Us Space Allocation Request Form

Parking and Shuttle Services To activate the Parking and Shuttle Services tab, press your spacebar.

This department provides and supports parking, shuttle, bike and pedestrian transit services. We offer students, staff and visitors to the university information regarding accessible parking and travel while on-campus.

Parking and Shuttle Services

Postal Services To activate the Postal Services tab, press your spacebar.

Our on-campus postal services department is located in the lower level of the bookstore, in building #35. USPS and FedEx services are available, as well as supplies such as envelopes, boxes, packing supplies, and private mailbox rentals.

Postal Services

Capital Planning and Campus Operations Council To activate the Capital Planning and Campus Operations Council tab, press your spacebar.

The Capital Planning and Campus Operations Team consists of the Vice President’s department leaders who take pride in leading their departments to provide the best service possible to our campus.

Daniel Okoli, Vice President for Capital Planning and Campus Operations

E-mail: Daniel.Okoli@nau.edu

Phone: 928-523-2708

Department Website: http://nau.edu/vpadmin/

 

Missy Freshour, Interim Director, University Police

E-mail: Melissa.Freshour@nau.edu

Phone: 928-523-6622

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Erin Stam, Director, Parking and Shuttle Services

E-mail: Erin.Stam@nau.edu

Phone: 928-523-1182

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Veronica Tellez-Tapia, Executive Assistant to the Vice President

E-mail: Veronica.Tellez-Tapia@nau.edu

Phone: 928-523-8286

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Jessica Fitchett, Assistant to the V.P., Fiscal Operations

E-mail: Jessica.Fitchett@nau.edu

Phone: 928-523-7151

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Susan Maestas, Manager, Postal Services

E-mail: Susan.Maestas@nau.edu

Phone: 928-523-1135

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Valerie Barret, Senior Space Planner, Space Management

E-mail: Valerie.Barret@nau.edu

Phone: 928-523-6988

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Scott Perelstein, Director, Facility Services, Operations

E-mail: Scott.Perelstein@nau.edu

Phone: 928-523-5864

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Agnes Drogi, Director, Planning, Design, and Construction

E-mail: Agnes.Drogi@nau.edu

Phone: 928-523-0049

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Becky McGaugh, Executive Director, Contracting and Purchasing Services

E-mail: Becky.McGaugh@nau.edu

Phone: 928-523-6415

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If you need more information, or have questions or comments, please e-mail us and we will be happy to help.

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