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Operations Division

Operations Division

Office of the Vice President for Operations

Kathrynne G. Shafer

Vice President of Operations
One University Avenue Suite 3035
Mechanicsburg PA  17055
Phone:  717-691-6003

Administrative Assistant

Phone: 717-766-2511, ext. 2080    



The Vice President of Operations at Messiah University:

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

  • Campus Store - Aleisha Wildon
  • Conference & Events Services – Jonathan Bert
  • Dining Services – Mark Wirtz
  • Facility Services – Brad Markley
  • Printing & Mailing Services – Dwayne Magee
  • Safety – Bryce Wickard
  • Sustainability - Brandon Hoover

…presides over the Crisis Management Team

…oversees the University’s insurance program

…responsible for new construction of facilities

…directs distinctive University 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 University; are innovative in their work; and serve the University, division, and their department with integrity and positive attitudes.

Commitment; Communication; Compassion; Hospitality; Integrity; Stewardship