About Space Planning & Operations…


To provide services enhancing and enabling the academic, research, and clinical missions of Penn Medicine.

Space Planning & Operations is responsible for:

Space Planning & Operations is organized according to six functions:

Executive Director: Eric M. Weckel, AIA | 215-898-4611
Administrative Assistant: Sharon Connelly

Facilities Planning and Space Management | 215-898-2876
Space allocation, needs assessment, floor plan layout, preliminary cost estimates, construction coordination, furniture selection, space inventory, off-campus space, etc.

Senior Director: Maureen A. Ward, AIA
Administrative Assistant: Shirley Taylor

Assistant Director, Facilities Planning and Space Management: Casey Boss
Senior Associate Director, Planning, Design and Construction: Mike Walton
Associate Director, Planning, Design and Construction: Steven Richard Moore, RA
Associate Director, Planning, Design and Construction: Chip Roser, A.I.A.
Associate Director, Planning, Design and Construction: Jennifer Mishkin, IIDA, LEED AP
Associate Director, Planning, Design and Construction: Robin Eaton, RA, LEED AP
Associate Director, Space Inventory: Peter Zutter

Operations and Engineering | 215-898-8000
Emergencies, utilities, maintenance, and housekeeping liaison/troubleshooting.
Moves, signs, and coordination of customer work requests.

Director: Bruce Kasprzyk
Administrative Assistant: Shirley Taylor

Senior Building Administrators:
Jennifer Adzima- Jordan Medical Education Center, Smilow Center for Translational Research
Myra Fishburn- Biomedical Research Building II/III, Cyclotron,
Steve Hauber- Anatomy/Chemistry, John Morgan, Richards Building, Grounds
Val Hardy- Johnson Pavilion, Stemmler Labs, BioMed Library
Kathy McLean- Blockley Hall, Stellar Chance, Clinical Research Building

Management and Support Services | 215-898-2876
Distribution Services including infectious (bio-hazardous) waste removal and alcohol distribution.

Director: Martha M. Penny, SPHR

Distribution Services: 215-573-6785
Mail Center: 215-898-6189
Receiving Dock: 215-898-0217

Tamaira Rhodes, Manager, Distribution Services
Waverly Coleman, Supervisor, Distribution Services Main Campus
Willie Williams, Supervisor, Distribution Services TRL, SCTR

Translational Research Lab (TRL) Johnnie Bullock 215- 898-8162

Bio-Hazardous Waste Removal: 215-898-8000
To initiate new service, call Environmental Health and Radiation Safety at 215-898-4453.

Alcohol Distribution: 215-898-6189
Martin English

Media Technology and Production | 215-898-0514
Classroom technology, video/media productions, audio/visual services and rental

Director: Charles Bears
Administrative Assistant: Beth Albasi

Project Manager: Eric Capozzoli
Manager Classroom Technology: Ray Rollins
Manager Video Production: Kevin Flanigan

Safety and Security | 215-898-0196
24-hour Control Center: 215-898-0669
Chief, PENN Medicine Security and Parking: James Atkinson
Executive Secretary, PENN Medicine Security and Parking: Alison Carey
Associate Director: Darren Johnson
For emergencies, contact University Police directly at 511.

Special Events and Scheduling | 215-573-5555 (phone), 215-573-1712 (fax)
Director, Special Events and Scheduling: Lori M. Freda
Senior Coordinator, Scheduling: Dave Farraday
Senior Coordinator, Scheduling: Huajia Yu
Scheduling Coordinator: Felicia Saunders

Parking and Transportation | 215-349-8276
Chief, PENN Medicine Security and Parking: James Atkinson
Parking Coordinator: Kim Curry


University of Pennsylvania Services

Environmental Health and Radiation Safety | 215-898-4453

Division of Facilities and Real Estate Services | 215-898-7208

The Division of Facilities and Real Estate Services provides the maintenance, housekeeping, and capital project management services for all buildings within the University and for the Perelman School of Medicine. The Perelman School of Medicine provides additional services as noted below. For more information, please contact your Building Administrator directly.

SPO Contact Information

Space Planning & Operations
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
335 Anatomy/Chemistry Building
3620 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6110

215-898-2876 | 215-573-2237 (FAX)


EMERGENCIES: 215-898-8000

Eric M. Weckel, AIA
Executive Director