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Roger W. Dewell, Director of Facilities
Roger began employment with the university on May 28, 2013. He joined HPU from Kohler Company where he served as a robotics technician in the vitreous division of the Brownwood plant from 1998-2013. He was responsible for the installation and maintenance of Fanuc demolding robots and Gaiotto spray robots. Prior to Kohler, Dewell was a journeyman electrician for Brown Electric, working in New Mexico for the Williams Corporation.
Roger oversees the daily operation of the maintenance and mechanical associates in facilities. He processes work orders, prioritizes work, estimates labor and material for projects, and deals with all contractors and contract labor.
Roger holds certifications in Fanuc robotics programming, Gaiotto robotics programming, Siemens PLC programming, Allen Bradley Rockwell PLC programming, CNC programming, mechanical, electrical, and welding.
Phone: (325) 649-8825
Dora Hernandez, Facilities Department Coordinator
Dora, who was previously employed with HPU for 3 years (2010 – 2013), returned to the custodial crew in June 2014. She was promoted to facilities coordinator in July 2015. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, spending time with family – especially her grandkids – and being with friends.
Phone: (325) 649-8607
Diane Hackney, Supervisor of Custodial Services
Diane has been employed at HPU since 2009, previously serving as administrative assistant to the dean of the School of Science and Mathematics and as facilities coordinator. She was promoted to custodial supervisor in July 2015. She enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends.
Phone: (325) 649-8051