3 Aggregate Road, Poland, ME 04274
Phone 207.998.2727 | Fax 207.998.2753

Facilities Operations Department

John Hawley, Director of Operations



As Director of Facility Operations, John is responsible for overseeing the facilities/maintenance department and the transportation department. Safety and securtiy are at the helm of his responsibilities and he makes sure all of the district employees are up-to-date on their safety and ergonomic trainings. John is part of the financial and operational team whose purpose is to support effective budgeting and budget management, information processing, fiscal planning and administration, financial and operational aspects of project management, including sound accounting practices of all capital projects. John supervises two facility mangers who support 5 schools, 2 support buildings, the central office building, a single bay garage for buses and vehicle maintenance, as well as all of the school grounds and sports fields. He also supervisors the Transportation Direction who manages 20 bus drivers, 4 van drivers, 5 student monitors and 1 bus mechanic. 

Facilities Use

Regional School Unit 16 does makes its facilities available for public use when not otherwise in use by school activities. School Board policy does require that requests for use be made in writing and that organizations using our faculties be adequately insured with liability coverage. Please see the links below for the Facilities Use Policy, Facilities Use Request Form, and Facilities Use Guidelines.

Completed Use Forms should be returned to the facility of requested use.

Use fees may be applicable, and proof of insurance will be due upon application.

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