(Santa Ana) – Rancho Santiago Community College District has named Darryl Taylor as director of facility planning, construction and support services. In this role, he is responsible for the leadership and administration of all aspects of construction activities, including planning, design, bid preparation, construction delivery, maintenance, grounds keeping, custodial services, and day-to-day operations of the department.
Taylor has more than 15 years experience in school facilities management, facility master planning, program management, and community development. Previously, he served as director of facilities planning and construction for Colton Joint Unified School District. In that role, his responsibilities included oversight and implementation of the district’s $225 million bond construction program. Among the projects he helped coordinate were a new high school and middle school.
Prior to that, he served as a facilities planner for the Santa Ana Unified School District. There he managed approximately $190 million in school facilities projects. Earlier, he was a project manager with Hogle-Ireland, a consulting firm that specializes in helping cities, counties, special districts, and private sector clients achieve their planning and development objectives. In that capacity, he assisted with the City of Newport Beach’s plan check process. This is the process through which cities review construction projects for compliance with city regulations, applicable codes and conditions of approval.
Taylor earned a B.A. in sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and an M.A. in urban regional planning from the University of California, Irvine.
About Rancho Santiago Community College District
Santa Ana College and Santiago Canyon College are public community colleges of the Rancho Santiago Community College District, which serves the residents of Anaheim Hills, Garden Grove, Irvine, Orange, Santa Ana, Tustin and Villa Park. Both colleges provide education for academic transfer and careers, courses for personal and professional development, and customized training for business and industry.
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