Ms Tanya Kearney comes from Atlantic City New Jersey and moved to Virginia in 1996.


  • PHD Degree in General Human Services, Capella University
  • Masters Degree of Public Administration, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
  • BA from Kean University, Kean, NJ

Activities/Community Organizations

  • Association of AIDS Nurse in AIDS Care
  • Member of Second Calvary Baptist Church
  • Secretary of Second Calvary Baptist Church, Annual Picnic committee
  • Usher Board#1 Member for Second Calvary Baptist Church
  • During the summer participates in Vacation Bible School –Arts & Crafts committee
  • Missionary work in Kenya Africa-2008 & 2011
  • Advisory member of the Norfolk State University/ Inter-Disciplinary Development
  • Board member for Teens with a Purpose

Co-contributor of an article for the Journal of AIDS Nurse in AIDS Care entitled “Self-Care Choices for HIV/AIDS African American Women”

Her fiance is Reginald, and has a daughter, Danielle and a son, Chauncey