H. Alan Brangman

OGB Service: 2013–present
Alan Brangman
(Image credit: University of Delaware)

Alan Brangman, AIA, is an architect whose career has included significant work in architectural design and design management for commercial development, government, and educational institutions.  Mr. Brangman is currently serving as the Executive Vice President & Treasurer for the University of Delaware where he previously served as the Vice President for Facilities, Real Estate and Auxiliary Services.  He also served as the University Architect and Associate Vice President for Facilities and Real Estate at Howard University and the Architect and Campus Planner at University of Delaware.  From 1994 to 2010, he served at Georgetown University in several roles, where as University Architect he oversaw the planning, development, and construction of the southwest campus expansion which included new student dormitories and refectory, Jesuit residence, business school and science buildings, and the new southwest gate and parking facility.

Prior to his work at Georgetown University, Mr. Brangman served as Deputy and Acting Director of the Design Arts program of the National Endowment for the Arts in Washington, D.C., where he managed a $4.5 million annual budget for grants and programs in design competitions, design review, master plan and graphic identification studies, and the development of guidelines for design standards and manuals; his work included management of such initiatives as the Mayors' Institute on City Design and the Presidential Design Awards program. Earlier in his career, he worked as a project designer/manager at RTKL in Baltimore, Maryland, and as a senior development manager for development at the Oliver T. Carr Company in Washington, D.C., where he led a series of significant downtown redevelopment projects in historically sensitive contexts.

Mr. Brangman holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cornell University and earned certificates in real estate management from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and the University of Pennsylvania. He is a registered architect and a member of the American Institute of Architects since 1984. He served on the Planning Commission of the City of Falls Church, Virginia and was elected to its City Council in 1994, serving as mayor of the city from 1996 to 1998. He has been a peer reviewer for the Design Excellence program of the U.S. General Services Administration since 2010.