Master in Business Administration (Human Resource Management), Masters in Mental Health Practice, Bachelor of Psychology (Hons), GAICD

Tanya joined IMPACT Community Services in 1999 and worked in a range of management positions prior to being appointed as Chief Executive in 2011. 

Balancing a strong academic and practical background in business management and mental health has assisted Tanya to apply sound business principles to the governance and strategic vision of an organisation that delivers a diverse and innovative suite of programs and services aimed at improving the life opportunities of some of the most vulnerable in the community.

She is genuinely committed to community capacity building, developing visionary leaders and creating agile workplaces that can pivot, mobilise and adapt quickly to new challenges and opportunities.

Tanya is a Director of Surf Lifesaving Queensland and Chair of the Shalom College Board, a fellow and member of the IML Sunshine Coast Advisory Committee, a member of the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Committee, a graduate and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and member of the Australian Psychological Society and Australian Human Resources Institute.