Capacity Technical Assistance (CTA) Deputy Director
Before joining the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), Tonia previously worked with the Ohio Domestic Violence Network (ODVN), where she was the Training and Technical Assistance Director. In that position, Tonia assisted domestic violence programs around the state by providing on-site training and consultation for a variety of needs. Tonia began her career at ODVN as the Outreach Coordinator to Underserved Populations, in which she worked with domestic violence programs and allied professionals to become more inclusive and culturally competent in their practices and policies. Tonia co-facilitated ODVN’s statewide trainings and trained a wide variety of professionals concerning domestic violence and related issues. Tonia was also responsible for convening the Legal Advocacy Caucus and the Women of Color Caucus. Tonia previously worked in the social services field for 14 years. Her experience includes working with adolescents in residential treatment, homeless families, families involved with Child Protective Services and supervising an alcohol and drug treatment program. Tonia also has experience in facilitating life-skills classes, such as parenting, family alcohol and drug education, anger management and women’s empowerment.