Tania is a California native, having grown up in the Bay Area. She attended the University of Southern California where she received a Bachelor of Architecture degree, and was a Scholar-In-Residence at the historic Gamble House. That experience lead her to pursue a Master’s of Science in Historic Preservation at Columbia University. She lived in New York City for several years following graduation in 2004, working on restoration projects throughout New York City. She returned to the Bay Area where she worked for Aedis Architects in San Jose, focusing K-12 and community college facilities. She helped design and oversee construction for performing arts center at Terra Nova High School in Pacifica, and Dublin High School in Dublin among many other projects.
In 2013 Tania moved to the Sacramento region, helping to expand the office. In 2015 she joined the Facilities Management staff at Sacramento State, serving as a Project Manager in the Planning, Design and Construction department. She ensures compliance with the campus master plan guidelines, and manages major capital projects across campus, most notably Riverview Hall, the Welcome Center, the Ernest E. Tshannen Science Complex and master planning for off-campus properties.
Tania currently lives in Roseville with her husband and two school-aged children. Tania also volunteers her time coaching youth sports in soccer and softball, and serves as a mentor for high school students looking to pursue college programs and careers in architecture, engineering and construction industries.