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Operations Division at Messiah College

Office of the Vice President for Operations


Kathie Shafer

Kathrynne G. Shafer

Vice President for Operations

One College Avenue Suite 3035

Mechanicsburg, PA  17055
Phone:  717-691-6003


Executive Assistant

Lisa P. Snyder –
Phone:  717-766-2511, ext. 2080      

The Vice President for Operations at Messiah College:

…provides leadership to the directors’ in the operational services of:

  • The Campus Store – Mindy Lange
  • Conference & Events Services – Heather Negley
  • Dining Services – Mark Wirtz
  • Facility Services – Brad Markley
  • Printing & Mailing Services – Dwayne Magee
  • Safety & Dispatch Services – Cindy Burger
  • Sustainability - Craig Dalen

…presides over the Crisis Management Team

…oversees the College’s insurance program

…responsible for new construction of facilities

…directs distinctive College events

…provides leadership to President’s Climate Commitment / Sustainability


Division of Operations Vision Statement and Values…

The Division of Operations strives to model servant leadership.  All employees are committed to serving the mission of Messiah College; are innovative in their work; and serve the College, division, and their department with integrity and positive attitudes.

Commitment; Communication; Compassion; Hospitality; Integrity; Stewardship