Tanya is a former Navy Chief Petty Officer. She has over 21 years’ experience as a leader, supervisor and personnel counselor. Tanya joined the United Way of South Hampton Roads in 2014 to serve as Director of Mission United Hampton Roads. She focuses on developing sustainable solutions to the problems facing our military connected families. All in and fully engaged, Tanya is passionate about helping service members and their families begin the next chapter of their lives in Hampton Roads. She also serves the community as the Adjutant for Disabled American Veteran, Chapter 21 in Norfolk; a member of Women Veterans ROCK!; board member of the Tidewater Military Family Services Council; and an alumna of Project Inclusion, a Board Governance Leadership and Development Program sponsored by United Way of South Hampton Roads. Tanya resides in Norfolk, Virginia.