South Western Michigan Facilities & Operations Directors

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Who is SWMFOD?

The South Western Michigan Facilities and Operations Directors is a group of school and associate vendor/members that meet regularly to discuss any and all things Facilities! Members include:

  • Operations Managers
  • Facilities Directors
  • Custodial/Maintenance Supervisors
  • Associate/Vendor Members*

*Meetings indicated as "All Member Meetings" are open to vendor/associate members.

Interested in joining? Stop by a meeting and check it out!

What Can SWMFOD Offer You?  

SWMFOD provides an inexpensive opportunity for Facilities and Operations management personnel to be part of the following opportunities:

  • Regular networking and collaboration opportunities with peers
  • Attend meetings w/ speakers with information on overall facility operations
  • Attend round table discussions
  • Discuss pressing issues from both the state and local levels
  • Participate in the annual Director's Inservice
  • Tour new school constructions

SWMFOD Officers:

Shawn Hayward, President
Rockford Public Schools

Ryan Vander Molen, Treasurer
Kent ISD


***2023 SWMFOD Golf Outing Pictures***


2023 SWMFOD Ace Sponsorships

2023 Eagle Sponsors & Other Sponsors

Duro-Last Roofing
Hometown Filter
KSS Enterprises
River City Flooring

2023-24 Meeting Schedule

Tuesday, September 12, 2023 - All Members
Kent ISD 
11:30 am

Tuesday, November 7, 2023 - School Members Only
Kent ISD  - KCTC-West Multi-Purpose Room
11:30 am

Holiday Social - January 16, 2024 - All Members
Logan's - 1651 Marketplace Dr SE, Caledonia, MI 49316
4-7 PM

Tuesday, March 5, 2024 - School Members Only
Kent ISD - Cedar Room
11:30 am

Tuesday, May 14. 2024 - All Members
Kent ISD - Coldwater Room
11:30 am

Thursday, June 20, 2024 - Annual Golf Outing 
Quail Ridge Golf Course
more info to follow