Texas Tech University

Dale Townsley

Director for Utilities

Email: dale.townsley@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 834-5638

Dale, a Lubbock native, started his career at Texas Tech with eight years of maintenance and operations experience with Johnson & Johnson Inc., and four years of residential/commercial plumbing and HVAC experience. In 1986, he started with the Section of Utilities as a Utility Plant Operator and was promoted through the ranks as Instrument Tech, Plant Foreman, CHACP II Superintendent, and Operations Superintendent. He has been serving as Director of Utilities since 2008. He is a Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP). Dale manages both large Central Heating and Cooling Plants for the TTU main campus, TTU Health Sciences Center, and University Medical Center. He also manages the boilers and chillers for the Texas Tech Museum and the Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute.

Dale Townsley


  • Emergency Maintenance
  • FBRI and Museum Support
  • Natural Gas
  • Utilities Chemistry
  • Utilities Distribution

Operations Division: Utilities