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House Superintendent's Office

House Superintendent's Office

Employees of the AOC's House Carpentry Branch make a mold of an intricate seal

The AOC House Superintendent's Office, led by Bill Weidemeyer, is responsible for the day-to-day structural, mechanical and domestic care of the House Office Buildings. The AOC cares for 1,300 member office and committee rooms in four House Office Buildings (Cannon, Longworth, Rayburn and Ford) totaling more than 4.5 million square feet of space.

The House Superintendent's Office is comprised of a variety of skills and trades including the operation of the air conditioning, cleaning, electrical, elevator, fire/electronics, masonry, painting and refinishing, plumbing, sheet metal, subway, and wood crafting. These skilled tradespersons work behind the scenes providing services to the House that include: ensuring a safe and comfortable indoor environment; preserving historic structures; maintenance, repair, and construction; and care of office suites.

Find out more about the House Shops.

Services available through the House Service Center:

  • Cabinet installation
  • Keys and lock-out services
  • Heating and air conditioning
  • Cleaning and trash removal
  • Recycling
  • Plumbing and electrical
  • Office and decorative painting
  • Pest Control

Need Assistance?

Contact the House Superintendent Service Center at 202.225.4141 or submit an Online Service Request (must be connected to Capitol Hill network to access this link).


News from the House Superintendent

As a part of the Cannon Renewal Project, the following areas will be impacted:

  • A portion of the east corridor of the basement will be closed from March 23 – July 31, 2015
  • A portion of the west corridor of the basement will be closed August 3 – November 29, 2015

For full details, please go to aoc.gov/cannon.

Other projects underway across Capitol Hill.


Leadership in the House Superintendent's Office

The House Office Buildings are led by a top-notch team of highly qualified individuals that combine to bring over 100 years of leadership, engineering, and facilities management experience to the House Office Buildings. The leadership team is comprised of the Superintendent, Deputy Superintendent, and four Assistant Superintendent's. Each member of the leadership team is registered as a Certified Facility Manager (CFM).

William M. Weidemeyer, Superintendent

In 2000, Bill Weidemeyer began his career with the Architect of the Capitol as an Assistant Superintendent in the House Office Buildings. In 2001, he was promoted to the position of Deputy Director of Engineering for the Architect of the Capitol where he was responsible for the oversight of the engineering design program as well as several support shops. In 2004, Bill was charged with establishing a “pilot” Project Management organization for the Architect of the Capitol which was responsible for oversight of facility-related projects. In 2005, Bill was promoted to the position of Director for this organization. In 2007, he became the Director of Design Services for the Architect of the Capitol where he was responsible for the oversight of the architectural and engineering design program as well as several support shops. In November 2008, Bill was appointed to the position he currently holds as Superintendent, House Office Buildings. More

Mark Reed, Deputy Superintendent

In 2004, Mark joined the Architect of the Capitol as a fire protection engineer in the House Superintendent’s Office, where he was responsible for the maintenance of existing fire protection systems and construction of new systems. In 2007, Mark was promoted to the position of Assistant Superintendent of the House Office Buildings. In this position, he was responsible for overseeing the design and construction of various projects, as well as safety and computer aided facility management in the House Office Buildings. In 2012, Mark was selected for his current position as Deputy Superintendent, House Office Buildings.

Bill Wood, Assistant Superintendent

Bill joined the Architect of the Capitol in 1973 as a temporary Purchasing Agent in the Construction Management Division. He was soon transferred to a permanent position in the House Superintendent's Office. In 1975, Bill was promoted to Senior Service Officer when the House obtained the Ford House Office building, formerly the old FBI Building. In 1977, Bill was promoted to the position of Assistant to the Superintendent. After 14 years of service with the AOC, Bill was promoted in 1987 to his current position of Assistant Superintendent of the House Office buildings.

Barron Dill, Assistant Superintendent, Client Services Division

In 2008, Barron joined the Architect of the Capitol as a General Engineer, where he provided oversight and direction for major AOC renovation projects including the replacement of power distribution equipment, garage rehabilitations, and prescriptive egress improvements. In 2012, Barron accepted the position of Assistant Superintendent for the House Client Services Division. In this position, Barron leads a dedicated team of custodial and labor personnel and supervisors charged with the upkeep, cleaning and maintaining of the House Office Buildings. He also oversees time and attendance, administrative support, and supply management.

Daniel Murphy, Assistant Superintendent for Facility Operations

Daniel joined the Architect of the Capitol in 2002 as a project engineer in the House Superintendent's Office. In 2004, he was promoted to Assistant Superintendent for Facility Support overseeing programs such as fire protection, capital improvement projects, and safety. In 2006, Mr. Murphy transferred into his current position as Assistant Superintendent for Facility Operations. In this position, he is responsible for the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, electric, elevators, and fire protection systems.

Jason McIntyre, Assistant Superintendent, Facilities Support Division

In 2008, Jason joined the Architect of the Capitol as the Fire Protection Engineer responsible for the fire and life safety program in the House Office Buildings. In 2012, Jason accepted a promotion to Assistant Superintendent, Facilities Support Division. In this position, he is responsible for overseeing programs such as fire protection, worker safety, capital improvement projects, and computer-aided facilities management (CAFM).