Planning and Operations

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Kevin Lyon

Director of Planning and Operations
P: 907.714.8821
F: 907.262.7165

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Jacynne Best
Administrative Assistant to the Director of Planning & Operations

P: 907.714.8821
F: 907.262.7165

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    Department Overview

    The responsibility of the Planning and Operations Director is to manage instructional support operations of the school district including facility planning, maintenance, operations, custodial care, transportation, food services, warehouse, pools and community theaters.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Supervises the Warehouse, Transportation, Student Nutrition Services, Pool Operations and the Theater Departments.
    • Coordinates capital projects and major maintenance with various Kenai Peninsula Borough Departments and follow-up onsite inspections conducted by the Department of Environmental Conservation and the State Fire Marshal.
    • Provides maintenance support to all schools and departments of KPBSD, oversees custodial, OSHA, ADA, AHERA and water quality at school and department sites.
    • Preventative maintenance plans and Capital Improvement applications for the Department of Education and Early Development.


    Cindy Aldridge

    Pool Supervisor

    • Middle and High school pool management
    • Pool rentals

    Melody Best

    Transportation Supervisor

    Phone: 907.714.7165

    • Bus Schedules
    • Bus Routes
    • Bus Guidelines

    Diane Buchanan

    SNS Supervisor

    Phone: 907.714.8890

    • Food nutrition services
    • School Kitchen Management
    • Free/reduced lunch applications
    • Menu's

    Tim Elder

    Theater Manager

    • Kenai Central High, Soldotna High and Nikiski High Auditoriums
    • Elementary, middle, high school and charter school programs in the area including music festivals and graduations

    Kirk Williams

    Warehouse Supervisor

    Phone: 907.714.8815

    • Warehouse deliveries
    • Delivery schedules
    • Warehouse catalogs and supplies