Employees: Normal

Schools: Normal

Employee Status Information

Department of Maintenance

Steve Whidden
Director of Maintenance

Vision Statement

The vision of the Department of Maintenance is to provide services in support of the learning environment that ensures safe, comfortable, attractive, and well-maintained facilities for students, staff, and community.








The Department of Maintenance is fundamentally responsible for ensuring that the students of St. Mary's County have learning environments which are safe, attractive, and comfortable. A vigorous maintenance program protects the physical assets of the public schools facilities. Schools are operated effectively and efficiently through good communications, continuous training of personnel, and utilization of technology. The maintenance department is composed of centrally based maintenance staff located at Loveville who are dispatched to all facilities for support of safety, security, emergencies, and work requests.

Main Functions

  • Maintenance related to health and safety
  • Scheduled preventive maintenance
  • Repair/replacement maintenance
  • Minor renovation and code correction
  • Management of Energy Resources
  • Compliance with State/Federal Requirements