Office of the Associate Vice President
Lee Kernek is the Associate Vice President for Administration and Finance for the University of Central Florida (UCF), where she has management responsibility for the following administrative units: Environmental Health and Safety; Facilities Operations; Facilities Planning and Construction; Landscape and Natural Resources; Quality Management and Improvement; Resource Management; and Sustainability and Energy Management. Ms. Kernek obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Music with Honors and High Distinction from the University of Iowa and her Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Harvard University.
Before coming to UCF, Ms. Kernek served more than 20 years in government and public service, holding executive positions in the Department of Defense, defense industry, and a not for-profit community hospital. Career highlights include performing counter-narcotics and counter-insurgency for President George Bush; leading International Cooperative Programs, Foreign Military Sales, International Logistics, Security Assistance, International Air and Trade Shows, and Arms Export Control for the Department of The Army; and overseeing the Facilities and Safety Program for the second largest university in the nation.
|Department||Director||Associate Director||Assistant Director|
|Downtown Campus Facilities||Allen Bottorff|
|Environmental Health & Safety||Renee Michel||Jose Vazquez|
|Facilities Operations||Duane Siemen||Brian Wormwood||Michael Stefanowicz|
|Facilities Planning & Construction||Bill Martin||Renwick Daelo||Susan Hutson|
|F&S Human Resources||Doug Lewis|
|Landscape & Natural Resources||Patrick Bohlen||Christopher Kennedy|
|Quality Management & Improvement||Katherine Gay|
|Resource Management||Montel Watson||Lance Watkins||Shelley King|
|LaShanda Brown-Neal||Andrew O'Mara - IT Mgr.|
|Sustainability Initiatives||David Norvell, Asst. VP|
|Utilities & Energy Services||Curtis Wade||Gary Rudolph||John Siler|