Facilities and Construction Staff
Harold Horst has been employed by the college since May of 2002. Being hired at that time as the lead HVAC technician, Harold took over as Mechanical Trades Supervisor in July of 2017. Prior to working at the college Harold had worked for 24 years as an HVAC tech as well as equipment sales for two different service companies in Lancaster County. Harold's responsibilities with Facilities involves supervision of a team of technicians who maintain the plumbing, electrical, and HVAC systems on campus along with tracking college water consumption and supervision of the Siemens Energy Management System.
Jeremy Schmoel is our Carpentry Supervisor and has been with the College since 2015. He currently oversees the carpentry staff, painters and general maintenance work around campus including giving management oversight to many of the projects done by both outside contractors and college staff. For the last 25 years, Jeremy has been involved in all aspects of his trade from building furniture, fine carpentry, architectural and interior design work as well as business and project management.
Nathan Eshleman is the Supervisor of Grounds. He joined our staff in 2014 and comes to us with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the area of horticulture. Nathan is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the grounds department and oversees snow removal activities. Nathan is a Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturist and holds a BS in Ag Ed from Penn State concentrating on leadership development and communications.
Curtis Edwards is the Manager of Environmental Services. He oversees a staff of approximately 40 team members who are devoted to achieving the highest levels of environmental safety and sanitation campus wide. Curtis works cross-departmentally to ensure that students, faculty, staff, and guests experience a pleasant, professional, and well maintained facility. Curtis has been with Elizabethtown College since 2014, has 15 years of experience in Environmental Services and more than 20 years in public relations and leadership.
Barry Fritz is the Technical Operations Director. The Technical Operations department provides support for events held in Leffler Chapel & Performance Center’s Musser Auditorium and the Brossman Common’s Koon’s Activity Venue. Barry has been with the college since 1995. Barry has also served as a faculty member, resident designer, and technical director for the college’s Theatre Division. He has a BFA degree in Theatre from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Joe Hudzick is the Senior Manager of Special Events & Summer Programs, has been employed for nine years and is a 2009 Graduate of Elizabethtown College. Joe supervises the Scheduling Office and Special Events & Summer Programs student summer employees. Joe is also responsible for assisting off campus clients with planning for an event or conference on campus.
Beth Graham is the Supervisor for Special Events & Summer Programs. Beth directly supervises both the event setup staff and the Special Events & Summer Programs student employees. Beth is also responsible for assisting off campus clients with planning for an event or conference on campus. She is also responsible for coordinating all on campus event setups with members of the campus community who are planning events.
Robert Mrgich is the Office/Work Station Manager for Facilities Management and has been employed at the College since 2012. Bob oversees the day-to-day operation of the Facilities Management front office, including the work order system. He also handles accounts payable for the department and acts as administrator for the departments P-Card (purchasing card/Visa).