Tanya was hired by the Vancouver Police Department in 1999. Tanya has worked as a patrol officer in the Downtown Business District, as an Evidence Technician in the Forensic Identification Unit, and as a Detective in the Robbery/Assault Unit. In 2021, Tanya was promoted to Sergeant and led an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Review in the Planning, Research & Audit Unit until July 2022. Tanya is currently working in the Career Development Unit in the Human Resources Section. Tanya was the recipient of the 2021 IAWP Mentoring & Coaching Award for her development and implementation of the Cross Canada Wisdom Web. As a founding member of BCWLE, Tanya is excited to create connections for and with women in law enforcement and help to establish a network for future generations of women in policing.