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Mike Okeley
Director of Facilities
(219) 983-3668

Connie Crowley
Administrative Asst.
(219) 983-3668

Rick Valpatic
Facilities Manager
(219) 983-3618

Kim Balas
Custodial Supervisor
(219) 983-3618


Transportation &
Maintanance Center

1012 North Old State Road 49
Chesterton, Indiana 46304
Fax: (219) 983-3624

Mechanical Maintenance

Mechanical maintenance is responsible for maintenance and central control of heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems in all district facilities. This area is also responsible for plumbing, electrical, and maintenance of wells and sewage treatment plants.

Buildings and Grounds

The buildings and grounds area is responsible for general building maintenance, landscape maintenance, athletic field maintenance, snow removal, integrated pest management, and transportation of materials and equipment between buildings. 


Custodial services include management of staff, procuring supplies, scheduling summer cleaning, and scheduling substitute custodians. 

Indoor Air Quality Coordinator

As required under 410 IAC 33, the Duneland School Corporation designated IAQ Coordinator is Mr. Mike Okeley, Director of Facilities, 219-983-3668.