Facilities and Strategic Planning

Division Contacts

Mark V. Covington, RA, LEED AP
Executive Director
Paul Anderson
Director Planning & Construction
Jennifer Mellor
Administrative Assistant
Lori Lewis
Environmental Support Manager


General Department Inquiries:
Please call - 916.567.5468

Construction Project Inquiries:
Please call - 916.567.5468

Street Lists &
District Boundary Inquiries:
Please refer to"School Locator" on NUSD Home Page

Developer Fees
Project Billing Inquiries:
Sherry Duschka  916.567.5485


eMail Department

Maintenance, Operations
& Transportation

About Us

The Facilities and Strategic Planning Department is the District's internal/external liaison with the public/private sector in all matters relating to planning, design and construction project management for all new construction, modernization and capital improvement projects in the District. This department is responsible for:

  • Needs analysis, criteria development, planning, negotiation of contract and project oversight for the construction, modernization and replacement of all District facilities
  • Needs analysis, planning, negotiation of contract and installation oversight for all the District's relocatable classrooms
  • Needs analysis, site identification, negotiation of contract and oversight during the process to purchase land and/or dispose of property owned by the District
  • Implementation and collection of development impact fees and administration of the community use of school facilities