Tanya began her association with Point Cabrillo as a volunteer in August 1999 by parking cars at the 90th Anniversary. She stayed on to help refine the Education Program and help with grant applications. She joined the Board of the North Coast Interpreter’s Association (precursor to PCLK) in 2000 and served as the Interim Executive Director for that organization from January through August of 2001. Tanya joined the Board of the PCLK in 2001 upon its incorporation. In addition to PCLK Board duties, at Point Cabrillo Tanya assists with volunteer coordination and training, coordination of the annual Whale Festivals and overseeing the education program. She holds a BS in Biological Sciences and MA in Zoology from the University of California at Davis.