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Facilities, Space, and Planning Committee

The Facilities, Space, and Planning Committee (FSPC) is a working team charge with reviewing, discussing, and analyzing physical facility planning and stewardship issues and making recommendations to the Chancellor's Cabinet. 

The committee is advisory to the Chancellor's Cabinet. Ex-Officio members will serve indefinitely; all others will serve on the committee for a two-year term. 

Reflecting FSPC guiding principles, this group has been established to:

  • Create effective linkages and relationships between campus planning (strategic, academic, etc.) and capital planning
  • Promote transparency and accountability in our priority setting, space, and resource allocation
  • Ensure campus participation in facilities decision making processes

More specifically, the charges and expectations of the FSPC include the following:

  • Formulate recommendations concerning assignment or reallocation of space at all levels on the basis of campus and program priorities, the strategic and campus master plans, actual utilization, and overall need. Review space management standards and recommend changes to university leadership.
  • Create and implement policies and processes for addressing campus needs involving facilities, space, and capital planning.
  • Provide overall guidance and leadership on "big picture" issues impacting facilities use and development, including space utilization and planning conducted under the umbrella of UAA's Campus Master Plan.
  • Advise the campus administration on the development of university priorities for capital budgeting.
  • As needed, provide overall guidance and recommendations to Cabinet on facilities naming, campus wayfinding, and campus art.
  • Provide oversight of the Facilities Fee.
Voting members:
Name Title Area Represented
Kim Mahoney, Co-Chair Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Facilities & Campus Services
John Stalvey, Co-Chair Interim Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs
VACANT   Colleges & Library
VACANT   Colleges & Library
VACANT   Colleges & Library
VACANT   Staff Council
VACANT   Administrative Services
VACANT    Student Affairs


Name Title
Chris McConnell Interim Director of Facilities Planning & Construction
Chris McConnell Facilities Planner
Ryan Buchholdt Sustainability & Business Manager for Facilities
Alyona Selhay Central Scheduler, Registrar's Office
Steven Godfrey Chair of the Art Department; Art Selection Committee Co-Chair