Physical Plant

Meet our Staff

Physical Plant Supervisors

David Olson

David Olson
Director Physical Plant
Phone: 910.962.3102

David Olson, Director Physical Plant, administers Physical Plant Department daily operations. The department includes four major sections: Physical Plant Administration, Maintenance and Operations (Trades Shops), Landscape Services, and Housekeeping. These sections provide maintenance and repair, grounds maintenance, housekeeping in designated facilities owned by the university, and related administrative processes.

Renee McClammy

Renee McClammy
Housekeeping Administrator
Phone: 910.962.2122

Anna Renee McClammy, Custodial Services Superintendent, oversees the custodial department which consists of housekeeping, general utility and floor care services. This department is responsible for promoting a clean, healthy environment conducive for learning. UNCW custodial department consists of 100+ employees that contribute to the overall cleanliness of UNCW academic and event buildings.


Jacob Inabnit
Landscape Services Superintendent
Phone: 910.962.3107

Jacob Inabnit, Landscape Services, directs the landscaping services of our ever-growing university, with its diversity of plant material. The Landscape Services section is responsible for the maintenance and care of paved areas and developed grounds on the main campus, plus houses in the Market Street and 17th Street areas and the Center for Marine Science on the intracoastal waterway. Landscape Services incorporates many environmentally-friendly practices.


Ron Higgison
Electrical Services Supervisor
Phone: 910.962.3545

The Electrical Services Supervisor is responsible for maintaining reliable power and lighting for all UNCW properties. In addition to routine maintenance and repairs, Electrical Services personnel provide power for special campus events such as Business Week, Involvement Carnival, Convocation and numerous other activities. Additionally, Electrical Services is responsible for the testing, maintenance and repair of all University fire alarm, burglar alarm and fire sprinkler systems.

Mike Chenault
Locksmith/Carpenter/Paint Supervisor
Phone: 910.962.3741

Mike Chenault is responsible for overseeing the complete operation of the Locksmith Shop with 4 employees, Carpenter Shop with 3 employees and the Paint Shop with 4 employees maintaining approximately 125 buildings.  Our goal is provide excellent customer service to all members of the UNCW Community.


Chris Philips
Plumbing Services  Supervisor
Phone: 910.962.7445


The Plumbing Shop Supervisor, is in charge of a staff that insures the health of the students, faculty and staff. We provide clean drinking water and remove all waste from the campus. We service and repair all plumbing on the main campus, Center for marine science, multiple hatcheries and the Kenan house. The plumbing shop works in both the most advanced labs installing and repairing equipment as well as servicing the basic plumbing needs of the campus.

Jason Sahl
Phone: 910.962.3681


Oversees maintenance, troubleshooting, installation, and repair of all phases of HVAC; refrigeration; condenser, chill water, and hot water piping, pumps, and associated controls. The HVAC Shop aims to improve air quality, energy efficency, and comfort levels across all UNCW facilites through both reactive and preventative maintenace.