Francis “Tom” Tagan
“Tom” Tagan has been with the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance's (DCAMM’s) Office of Facilities Management and Maintenance for 13 years, progressing from Program Manager to Director over that time. As Program Manager, Mr. Tagan’s accomplishments include increasing membership in the Massachusetts Facility Management Association (MAFMA) to over 600 members, developing a list serve to facilitate communication between members, producing a tool lending program, (Tool Barn) and providing a number of training sessions on operations and maintenance best practices. As liaison to the Trial Courts, Mr. Tagan helped implement their adoption of DCAMM’s Computerized Management Maintenance Program (CAMIS) and facilitated their participation in energy performance contracts. Mr. Tagan was promoted to Deputy Director in the Integrated Facility Management program and served as acting Regional Director for twelve DCAMM buildings in the Western and Northeast Regions. As Director of Facility Resources (statewide) he acts as chair for MAFMA and manages a team in the Deferred Maintenance/Critical Repair funding program.
Prior to coming to DCAMM, Mr. Tagan worked for the Department of Mental Health for 10 years as the Director of Core Services in the North East area. In that role he assisted in the management of five inpatient units at Tewksbury Hospital, one mental health facility in Lowell consisting of Inpatient services, Outpatient services, Case Management Services and Emergency Services, and ten group homes. Other duties included records management at the abandoned Danvers State Hospital, renovation of three patient cemeteries in Danvers, Middleton and Medfield, and lease management of five case management site offices.
Mr. Tagan previously served as President of the Board of Directors at the Public Health Museum in Tewksbury. He currently volunteers as an Informational Officer (Blue and Gold Officer) for the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis assigned to eight High Schools in the local area. He is also an active member of the Charlestown Militia historical reenactor group. Mr. Tagan is a graduate of Boston University, the Commonwealth’s MCPPO program and Builder Operator Certification (BOC) program.