Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs Director Tim Slavin has recently been credentialed as a Certified Facility Manager by the International Facilities Management Association, one of the world’s most widely recognized associations for facility-management professionals.
Facility management is a profession that encompasses multiple disciplines to ensure the functionality of the built environment through the integration of people, place, process and technology. Individuals who have earned the Certified Facility Manager credential have demonstrated expertise in the field through their work experience, education and successful completion of an exam that covers 11 competencies that make up the facility management body of knowledge. Since the program began in 1992, more than 3,100 facility managers from 32 countries have earned the Certified Facility Manager credential including nine individuals from Delaware.
Tim Slavin has served as both the director of the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs and as Delaware’s State Historic Preservation Officer since 2005. His responsibilities include, among others, management of five museums and more than 40 state-owned historic properties across the state.