Leads largest joint-use development program for LAUSD, overseeing $120 million school bond fund.
Leverages matching funds ($80 million to date) and capital assets from local governments, nonprofit organizations, and healthcare providers in order to complete projects.
Manages and coordinates public-private real estate development projects on underutilized district-owned properties.
Working in conjunction with community and city partners on four community school parks, with plans for several others within the next year.
Secured $28.5 million to build and rehabilitate 19 school-based community health clinics and new wellness centers.
HOPE Leadership Institute Fellow, 2004.
Departmental Service Award, MIT.
Charles E. Young Humanitarian Award, UCLA.
Can’t live without her two dogs: beagle Kingsley and terri-poo Bailey.
Favorite vacation spot: Granada, Spain. The food, wine, and weather—what’s not to love?
Paints (acrylics and watercolor).
Produces jams and preserves from fruit grown in her backyard.
A new book from LEGO master builder Warren Elsmore offers instructions for creating scale models of buildings and landmarks with LEGO.
As experienced designers, contractors, and owners know, most paint and coating problems are correctable, but some are especially stubborn to address. Here is a partial compendium of typical failure modes and methods for addressing the problem.
DLR Group and the Institute for the Built Environment at Colorado State University have collaborated on a research project to evaluate the effect of green school design on occupants and long-term building performance.
Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google are among the major tech companies investing heavily to build state-of-the-art data centers.
ArchDaily's Rory Stott yesterday posted an interesting exploration of progressive parking strategies being employed by cities and designers. The lack of curbside and lot parking exacerbates traffic congestion, discourages visitors, and leads to increased vehicles emissions.