Don Guckert serves as the associate vice president for Facilities Management at the University of Iowa where he is responsible for campus planning, space management, design and construction, utilities production and distribution, energy management, custodial services, maintenance and landscape operations. Prior to joining UI in 2003, Don was director of planning, design and construction for the University of Missouri. He has more than thirty years of experience in higher education facilities management and an additional ten years of construction industry experience. Don is a dean and faculty member for APPA’s Institute for Facilities Management and is currently serving as APPA’s President. He is a licensed professional engineer and holds a master’s degree in engineering management and bachelor’s degrees in engineering and liberal arts & sciences, all from Penn State.