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Buildings & Grounds

About

The Buildings & Grounds Department of District 401 oversees the facility maintenance, energy efficiency and environmental safety of our schools.

Consistent with District Policy 4:150, the department ensures that all facilities and grounds are adequately maintained in order to provide an appropriate, safe and energy-efficient physical environment for learning and teaching.

Department Responsibilities 

Buildings & Grounds personnel play an essential role in the daily and long-term operations of District 401. They handle a variety of responsibilities, including:

  • Custodial services
  • General maintenance and repair
  • Grounds keeping and landscape care
  • Shipment and delivery of intra-district mail
  • Transportation of equipment, furniture and other essential items within and between District 401 buildings
  • Management of energy use to ensure conservation and efficiency
  • Management of environmental quality to protect the safety of students, staff and visitors and to ensure compliance with all applicable environmental regulations and laws

District 401's Policy on Facility Management

The department's maintenance and upkeep procedures are governed by District 401's policy on facility management, which can be found in Section 4:150 of the Board of Education's District Policy Manual.

Buildings & Grounds Administration

Mike Scheidt

Job Title: Director for Buildings & Grounds
Locations: District
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: (708) 583-5859

Building Head Custodians

Nick Anast

Job Title: Head Custodian
Locations: Elm Middle School
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: (708) 583-6232

Joseph Cibelli

Job Title: Head Custodian
Locations: Elmwood Park High School
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: (708) 583-5465

Robert Giles

Job Title: Head Custodian
Locations: Elmwood Elementary
Email:

Sonny Vitkauskas

Job Title: Head Custodian
Locations: John Mills Elementary
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: (708) 583-6543

Custodians

Patty Byron

Job Title: Custodian
Locations: Elmwood Park High School
Email:

Daniel DeLuna

Job Title: Custodian
Locations: Elmwood Park High School
Email:

Raul DeLuna

Job Title: Custodian
Locations: Elmwood Elementary
Email:

Frank DeRosa

Job Title: Custodian
Locations: Elm Middle School
Email:

Rosetta Ergastolo

Job Title: Custodian
Locations: Elmwood Elementary
Email:

Maria Fernandez

Job Title: Custodian
Locations: Elmwood Park High School
Email:

Marek Glodz

Job Title: Building Maintenance
Locations: Elmwood Park High School
Email:

Otha Hennings

Job Title: Custodian
Locations: Elm Middle School
Email:

Kurt Koeller

Job Title: Custodian
Locations: Elmwood Park High School
Email:

Arthur Lasselle

Job Title: Custodian
Locations: Elmwood Park High School
Email:

Sylvia Lucchetto

Job Title: Custodian
Locations: John Mills Elementary
Email:

Joel Martinez

Job Title: Custodian
Locations: Elmwood Elementary
Email:

Donald Parry

Job Title: Custodian
Locations: John Mills Elementary
Email:

Carmen Quercio

Job Title: Courier
Locations: Elmwood Park High School
Email:

Armando Rios

Job Title: Custodian
Locations: District
Email:

Joseph Scudiero

Job Title: Custodian
Locations: Elm Middle School
Email:

Dominico Urso

Job Title: Custodian
Locations: John Mills Elementary
Email:

Grounds & Maintenance

Juan Solis

Job Title: Grounds Maintenance
Locations: District
Email:

Pete Torres

Job Title: Building Maintenance
Locations: Elmwood Park High School
Email:

Jason Viquez

Job Title: Grounds & Maintenance
Locations: Elmwood Park High School
Email: