Facilities Management

Facilities Management Building
411 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)

Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff

Professional image of Siraj Khan
(248) 370-2161

Associate Vice President for Facilities Management

Siraj Khan has been with Oakland University for the past fourteen years and has more than 35 years of experience in all aspects of engineering design and construction of a building's related systems with a Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas. He holds a professional engineer license in the State of Michigan, is a Certified Energy Manager®, a LEED® Accredited Professional and a Certified Educational Facilities Professional.



Director of Engineering


Brian Ward
(248) 370-2378

Director of Operations

Brian Ward has more than 20 years of experience in construction including 8 years of facilities management with Oakland University. He oversees the Operations and Maintenance team consisting of
5 supervisors and over 40 skilled trades workers representing the utilities, heating/air conditioning, structures, and
central heating plant areas.

Carolyn Johnson, Business Office Manager

Carolyn Johnson
(248) 370-2382

Manager of the Business Office

Carolyn Johnson holds a Masters of Business Administration degree and oversees all business/finance-related issues as they pertain to facilities management. Carolyn has been with Oakland University for the
past 21 years.

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Douglas LaLone
(248) 370-2388

Director of Facility Services

Doug LaLone has been with Oakland University for over 24 years of service.  Experienced in both Finance and Facilities Management at the university, he directs the Campus Cleaning and Grounds departments. These teams consist of over 60 employees, as well as
outside cleaning vendors.


Director of Capital Planning & Design

Sean Dillon
(248) 370-2579

Operations Analyst

Sean Dillon has over 15 years experience in information technology, including 5 years managing a service desk for a large multi-national marketing company. He is a graduate of Wayne State University and holds a Masters of Business Administration degree. He oversees all IT Systems and Technology request or issues for the Facilities team.  Additionally Sean supports the management team with processes and business goals. 

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Shannon Stribling, PACE
(248) 370-2160

Executive Secretary

Shannon Stribling joined Oakland University in 2009. She has over 19 years experience in the secretarial and office management fields, with over 17 years experience in higher education. She holds a Certificate of Clerical Office from Baker College and a PACE certification.