Tanyia has worked for HospiceCare for since 2003. She has a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Alderson-Broaddus College, a Masters in Nursing Health Systems Management degree from the University of Virginia, and a Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Post-Masters degree from West Virginia University.
She and her husband Ray live in Lewisburg and have one daughter.  Her passion is animal rescue, especially shepherds and retired greyhounds.