Tonya Woodland, M.H.R.M., M.S. joined the Board of Trustees in 2021. Since 2019, Tonya has served as Assistant Vice President of Administration for Commonwealth Fund. In this position, she is responsible for providing overall direction for human resources and building management as well as helping to develop and implement the annual operating budget. From 2016-2019, she was the Senior Director of HR & Organizational Development for the Henry J. Austin Health Center in Trenton. From 2011-2016 she was an HR Strategist with the TMW Human Resources. From 2006-2009, she was the Service Area Director in the Office of Emergency & Community Services for Catholic Charities Diocese of Trenton, where she managed all aspects of anti-poverty programs in four NJ counties, developing and managing an annual budget, overseeing vendor and contract negotiations and enhancing operation efficiency. As Executive Director at Do Something, Inc. from 2004-2005, she oversaw all operations, including facility management.
Tara also previously served as a Program Officer of Organizational Capacity Building at the Philadelphia Foundation (1998-2003). Tonya has a Master’s in Human Resources Management, Master of Science in Political Science, and B.A. Political Science, all from Rutgers University.