Senior Architect + Planner
Ms. Deaton has six years civilian service in military engineering and construction. She is a licensed Architect and holds a PMP certification as well as a LEED AP BD+C accreditation. Ms. Deaton has diverse experience from writing federal polices and technical manuals (Engineering Construction Bulletins; Engineering Manuals; Unified Facilities Criteria; etc.) to developing and teaching professional courses (Sustainable Building Design & Construction; Advanced Master Planning; Historic Preservation; etc.) to designing buildings and master plans (Behavioral Health Clinic, Camp Red Cloud, Korea; Net Zero Master Plan, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; etc.) to managing the DoD building delivery process (1391 /3086 charettes; independent government estimates; source selection boards; etc.) both CONUS and OCONUS. Ms. Deaton holds a Masters of Building Construction from Auburn University and graduated from Georgia Tech with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and a concentration in International Affairs. In 2011 and again in 2013, she was elected to the National Capital Region Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Counsel’s Board of Directors. She is currently the Associate Director of The Urban Design Lab, an urban-design based institute at the University of Oregon. She is pursuing her PhD in Architecture with a focus on successful strategies to transition informal developments out of high-risk areas due to climate change that maintain their economic capacity. In her personal life, Ms. Deaton is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200) and an avid photographer of places of worship, cataloguing Mosques, Churches, and Temples in over 50 countries.
LEED AP BD+C