Tanya was born and raised in North Cobalt, a small town in Northern Ontario, now known as Temiskaming Shores. She later moved to Kingston to be closer to family and now calls Amherstview her home. Tanya attended St. Lawrence College where she graduated from the Personal Support Worker program in 2004 and again in 2007 from the legal administrative program.
Tanya was working in the administrative field and joined the firm in 2014 as a legal assistant to Chris Clifford.
In her spare time Tanya keeps busy by spending time with her 3 daughters and her Chihuahua Bambi. She enjoys sightseeing, travelling, going to the gym and playing on a soccer team every summer.