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Staff

Benjamin Hays portrait

Benjamin Hays, PE, SE, LEED AP, CBO

University Building Official

Senior Civil/Structural Engineer

O: 434.982.5919

C: 434.249.0507

bhays@virginia.edu

Oversees Department

Christopher Barfield portrait

Christopher Barfield, CFO, CFI

Senior Fire Protection Engineer

O: 434.243.1431

C: 434.906.2739

cb3ug@virginia.edu

Fire/Life Safety and Fire Suppression, Reviews and Inspections

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Darin Clements

Building Engineer Technician

O: 434.924.1980

C: 434.906.5157

dlc2eu@virginia.edu

Combination Building Inspections

Katherine Grove portrait

Katherine Grove, AIA, CBO, LEED AP

Senior Architect

Sustainable Design Coordinator

O: 434.243.4817

C: 434.906.7556

kgrove@virginia.edu

Architectural, Egress, and ADA, Reviews and Inspections

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Rachelle Hermes

Associate Fire Protection Engineer

C: 434.282.4604

rk3vm@virginia.edu

Fire Rated Assemblies and Engineering Judgements, Reviews and Inspections

David Jones portrait

David T. Jones, PE, MPA

Senior Electrical Engineer

O: 434.924.6870

C: 434.996.8249

dtjones@virginia.edu

Electrical and Fire Alarm, Reviews and Inspections

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Nathan W. Lawson, PE

Civil/Structural Engineer

O: 434.924.0609

C: 434.960.7323

nlawson@virginia.edu

Civil and structural reviews, Combination inspections

Peter Mackey portrait

Peter Mackey, PE, LEED BD&C

Senior Mechanical Engineer

O: 434.982.5417

pmm8q@virginia.edu

Mechanical and Plumbing, Reviews and Inspections

Ruta Vasiukevicius portrait

Ruta Vasiukevicius

Document & Compliance Analyst

O: 434.982.5669

rov7e@virginia.edu

Questions about Project Review and Building Permit Status

Robert Waite portrait

Robert A. Waite Jr., AIA, CBO

Senior Architect

O: 434.982.5909

C: 434.987.6958

bobwaite@virginia.edu

Architectural reviews, Egress and ADA Inspections, Small Project Reviews