The Facility Guidelines Institute has promoted Heather B. Livingston to director of operations and managing editor of the Guidelines for Design and Construction of hospitals, outpatient facilities and residential healthcare and support facilities.
As managing editor, Livingston is responsible for the development and design of the 2022 edition of the Guidelines documents and Beyond Fundamentals publications. In her position as director of operations, she works closely with the CEO to implement strategic objectives set by the board of directors and to manage and grow relationships with partner organizations and other stakeholders.
Livingston began working on the Guidelines in 2011, providing editorial support and assisting the planning, design and commissioning and infection prevention topic groups throughout the 2014 revision cycle. During the 2018 revision cycle, she served as consulting editor and managed the revision process for the Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals. Prior to that, she was associate editor for the American Institute of Architects and director of the Business Week/Architectural Record awards program.