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Ms. Marilyn Wong-Wittmer, AIA

Jurisdiction Executive for US Botanic Garden, Supreme Court, & Capitol Grounds (Retired),
Architect of the Capitol

Contact Details

Architect of the Capitol
Ashburn, VA

Bio

Ms. Wong-Wittmer was appointed as a member of the AIA Public Architect Knowledge Advisory Group in 2015. She recently retired from the Architect of the Capitol as a Jurisdiction Executive in the Office of Planning and Project Management, where she was a management liaison between the U.S. Botanic Garden, Capitol Grounds, and Supreme Court jurisdictions, and the project delivery organization, facilitating resolution of program and project issues, planning, and implementation strategies. She managed legacy projects and programs having agency-wide impact, providing expertise, direction, stakeholders coordination, and oversight of design and construction. Prior to her AOC experience, she was a project manager with the U.S. Postal Service, Facilities Office for 21 years gaining extensive regional and national experience managing construction programs and all types of projects, ranging from renovations to major multi hundred million dollar distribution centers and multi facility programs. She worked in the private sector prior to beginning federal government experience. Marilyn is a registered architect, with over 37 years of experience in architecture, engineering, planning, and project management. She received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida.

Education

University of Miami
Coral Gables, Florida, United States
Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.), 1977
Architecture
1972 To 1977

Job History

Architect of the Capitol
Jurisdiction Executive for US Botanic Garden, Capitol Grounds, Supreme Court
Washington, DC, United States
July 2001 - October 2014

United States Postal Service, Facilities Headquarters
Senior Project Manager
Arlington, VA, United States
August 1999 - July 2001

United States Postal Service, Major Facilities Office
Senior Project Manager
Memphis, TN, United States
January 1993 - August 1999

United States Postal Service, Tampa Facilities Office
Architect
Tampa, FL, United States
September 1980 - January 1993

Specialties

  • Agency Consulting / Review / Approval
  • Bid Evaluation
  • Bidding / Negotiation
  • Construction Defect Analysis
  • Construction Management
  • Contract Administration
  • Environmental Graphic Design
  • Facility Management
  • Historic Preservation
  • Program Management
  • Project Administration
  • Strategic Facility Planning

Interests

  • Classical Piano, Horticulture, U of M Football, Caribbean Island travel