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Reynolds named APPA Fellow for longtime leadership in higher-education facilities

Gary Reynolds, director of facilities services at CC, was awarded the prestigious APPA Fellow designation recognizing longtime contributions to the association. According to APPA Fellow Douglas Christensen, advocate, office of administrative services for physical facilities at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, Reynolds “is truly an example of what this status stands for—exceptional leadership characteristics, skills, and performance.”

Reynolds has served in higher education facilities since 1981 and has been an active member of APPA since 1982. He has served APPA as president, director of the Facilities Management Institute, co-director of the Center for Facilities Research, vice president of Educational Services, and dean of Track I of the Leadership Academy.

Reynolds has been a member of the faculty of APPA’s Institute for Facilities Management for nearly 20 years and is a graduate of APPA’s Professional Leadership Academy. His research project, “The Impact of Facilities on the Recruitment and Retention of Students,” conducted through CFaR with co-investigator David Cain of Carter & Burgess, Inc., was featured in the March/April and May/June issues of Facilities Manager, APPA’s official publication. Reynolds and Cain presented the study at the Campus of the Future conference on July 10.