Deborah is the Chief Deputy City Engineer for the Bureau of Engineering, and the highest-ranking architect in the City. She provides leadership for an integrated architecture and engineering organization of approximately 800 people, with approximately 480 active projects totaling $3.6 billion. The projects she oversees include fire facilities, police facilities, cultural facilities, transportation facilities, recreational buildings, parks, general office facilities, and bridges. Deborah also has been integral to the Los Angeles River Revitalization effort and the new Sixth Street Viaduct project. Currently she is leading the site design for the 41 acre River-adjacent Taylor Yard open space project, and for the new 12 acre park that will be built as part of the Sixth Street Viaduct.