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With a little more than 180 staff members, the Physical Plant Department supports 4.5 million square feet on the 315-acre site, which includes 42 academic & administrative buildings, 60 student and community support buildings, 13 athletic department and 17 Physical Plant facilities on the Hattiesburg campus.   


Leadership Team


Brian HauffBrian Hauff

Associate VP for Facilities Planning and Management

Email: brian.hauffFREEMississippi

Phone: 601.266.4760



David BoundsDavid Bounds

Senior Associate Director 

Email: david.boundsFREEMississippi

Phone: 601.266.6253



Shana Riles

Shana Riles

Associate Director for Business Operations

Email: shana.rilesFREEMississippi

Phone: 601.266.6752



Clint Atkins

Clint Atkins

Assistant Director for Fire/Safety 

Email: clint.atkinsFREEMississippi

Phone: 601.266.5748



Michelle Shinall

Michelle Shinall

Associate Director of Operations and Campus Relations

Email: michelle.shinallFREEMississippi

Phone: 601.266.4415


Josh McAlpin

Major Project Manager

Email: rickey.mcalpinFREEMississippi   

Phone: 601.266.5753

Michael McCullum

Projects Coordinator  

Email: michael.mccullumFREEMississippi%C2%A0    


Phone: 601.266.4339



Melissa Covington - Olsen

Manager of Sustainable 

Email: melissa.covingtonFREEMississippi

Phone: 601.266.4750

Michael Scully

Superintendent of Campus Landscape

Email: michael.scullyFREEMississippi

Phone: 601.266.4414

Gabe Ladner

Superintendent of Electrical Services

Email: gabriel.ladnerFREEMississippi

Phone: 601.266.4418

Colin Fulks

Superintendent of Sports Fields

Email: colin.fulksFREEMississippi

Phone: 601.266.4414

Kristie Radecki

Superintendent of Custodial Services

Email: kristie.radeckiFREEMississippi

Phone: 601.266.5318 

Victor Watkins

Superintendent of HVAC and Plumbing Services

Email: victor.watkinsFREEMississippi

Phone: 601.266.5780

John Jones

Superintendent of Building Trades

Email: jr.jonesFREEMississippi

Phone: 601.266.6464



Grant Douglas 

Work Control and Inventory Manager

Email: david.g.douglasFREEMississippi

Phone: 601.266.5825

Shannon Bradley

Work Control and Graphic Design Specialist

Email: shannon.bradleyFREEMississippi

Phone: 601.266.6135

Virteela Showers

Work Control Specialist 


Phone: 601.266.4417

Cathy Evans

Accounts Payable Specialist 

Email: cathy.evansFREEMississippi

Phone: 601.266.4416


Margaret Jones

Personnel Coordinator

Email: margaret.s.jonesFREEMississippi 

Phone: 601.266.4422 








Contact Us

Physical Plant
118 College Drive, #5058
Hattiesburg, MS 39406
3105 West 4th Street

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