Grounds Services


Mission Statement:
Grounds Services is committed to customer service in support of Physical Plant's mission to provide an economically and efficiently operated, safe and well maintained campus environment. Grounds Services maintains campus lands and developed landscapes, roads, paths, hardscapes, turf, exterior athletic facilities, irrigation, tree maintenance, provides pest control, storm drain maintenance, refuse/recycling services and vegetation management.

To request service or report a grounds related issue, please contact our Work Order Desk at (831) 459-4444, wodesk@ucsc.edu, or online form here.

Julie Sutton, Grounds Services Manager
(831) 459-3667 or jutsutto@ucsc.edu

Josh Goldman, Assistant Superintendent - Specialty Crews
(Tree Management, Turf and Irrigation Management and Pest Control)
(831) 459-2197 or jjgoldma@ucsc.edu

Jessica Petrini, Assistant Superintendent - Gardening Services
(831) 459-5039 or jpetrini@ucsc.edu

TBD - Heavy Equipment & Infrastructure Maintenance
Contact Josh Goldman

Bill Alderson, Assistant Superintendent - Resource Recovery Services
(831) 459-3671 or walderso@ucsc.edu

Chris Leverenz, Administrative Analyst - Resource Recovery Operations
(831) 459-3947 or cleveren@ucsc.edu