Virginia Tanzmann is an extensively experienced architect with more than 40 years’ involvement in the transportation industry. She has worked on a wide range of bus and rail projects all across the US, including many public transit projects in the Los Angeles area.
Ms. Tanzmann is known for her ability to apply clear thinking in an organized way to complex projects with many factors, and often with conflicting or overlapping criteria, to bring about successful results. She is committed to equity in design and has a long-standing sustainable design orientation and commitment to modern, integrated design practices. Virginia has taught environmental design, professional practice, and facility programming at the university level. She has long provided design team oversight and previously served our community in the oversight role for a $21 billion public school bond program for the Los Angeles Unified School District.
Virginia is president of the Association for Women in Architecture Foundation and serves on the board of 211 Los Angeles County. She and her husband Carlton Davis reside in Pasadena.