Randolph Hare, director of maintenance and operations at Washington and Lee, is the president-elect of the Association of Physical Plant Administrators (APPA). Hare has been a member of the W&L staff since 1971.
During more than four decades at W&L, Hare served on a Presidential search committee and the Presidential Task Force on Women. He has also served as a Discrimination Policy Adviser for the University. He has also worked with faculty and board members in strategic planning for W&L and has helped to organize and assist with volunteer construction projects and disaster relief work.
Hare has been actively associated with APPA for 25 years. He served on the Information and Research Committee as a representative of SRAPPA (the Southeastern Region) from 2002 to 2006. He also served two terms as APPA’s vice president for information and research.
APPA represents more than 1,500 institutions and 5,200 individual members. The association has a full time staff of 12 at its headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia.