New assistant vice-president for CSBO named

Richard Francki has been appointed assistant vice-president, Campus Services & Business Operations (CSBO), effective Nov. 30,  Vice-President Finance & Administration Gary Brewer announced on Friday.

A graduate of Queen’s University and Royal Military College, Francki has held senior posts with three school boards over the past decade, most recently as superintendent of facilities services for the Toronto Catholic School Board.  His background also includes an impressive career with the Canadian Forces, in which he held several key leadership and senior technical roles in its naval element, Brewer said.  

As assistant vice-president, Francki will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and operational oversight to all CSBO units, including Custodial & Grounds Services, Maintenance, Planning & Renovations, Construction, Energy Management, Campus Planning & Sustainability, Security Services, and all ancillary business units (Bookstores, Printing & Mailing Services; Housing Services; YU Card & Food Services; and Parking Services).  His portfolio also includes the management of the University’s commercial tenancies, business relationships and contracts.