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District Services

Assistant Superintendent of District Services, Phillip Francis

Phil Francis

Phillip Francis has been employed with Livonia Public Schools since 1999. He began his career with the district as a special education teacher at Churchill High School. During his time at Churchill, he also coached freshman football and girls basketball.

In January 2005, Mr. Francis was hired as the Assistant Principal at Frost Middle School. After his time at Frost, he became the Assistant Principal at the Livonia Career Technical Center.

In 2009, Mr. Francis became the Federal Programs Coordinator at the Administration building. He held that position for six years, until the summer of 2015 when he was hired as the Assistant Director of Human Resources.

Mr. Francis was hired as the Director of Operations in the fall of 2016 and is now the Assistant Superintendent of District Services. 

Department Information

The Operations Department is essentially the mission control center for the district. This department keeps all building functions operating smoothly.

A major role of Operations is maintaining each building in the district, inside and out. This includes everything from building repairs and construction to lawn maintenance and snow removal. All custodial staff and tasks also fall under the umbrella of Operations. The Operations Department is fully invested in ensuring that the students and staff of Livonia Public Schools are learning and working in safe buildings, both structurally and security-wise.

In addition to maintaining district buildings, the Operations Department is responsible for running the warehouse and its inventory, coordinating mail service to all buildings, and making deliveries around the district. They are also the department in charge of purchasing, which includes receiving bids, compiling purchase orders, and vetting new vendors.


CLICK HERE to email the Facilities and Operations department.

Administrator of Facilities and Operations:
Harry Lau
Department Phone Number:
734-744-2500, ext. 42136
Patrice Bushart, Secretary

CLICK HERE to email Mr. Francis

Assistant Superintendent of District Services:
Phillip Francis
Department Phone Number:
Karen Oaks, Administrative Assistant


The LPS Printing Department provides printing services to LPS staff and PTAs, and is a cooperative production facility to any non-profit organization.

If you are interested in obtaining a quote and are a non-profit group, call 734-744-2582.