Tatiana is the proud daughter of a public school teacher. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from the Metropolitan University and a Masters Degree in Strategic Public Relations from the George Washington University. Tatiana lives at Edwards Air Force Base with her husband and son.
After her husband joined the military almost a decade ago and experienced the hardships as a military spouse, Tatiana became an advocate and voice for military families around the country. She has worked with military leaders to secure resources for service members and their families. She was presented with the Air Force Volunteer Service Award by the Chief of Staff of the Air Force for her sustained contributions to the military community.
Tatiana currently serves as a Governing Board Member for Muroc Joint Unified School District, as well as a Board Member of the Military Spouse Advocacy Network. Throughout the years she’s served in various capacities in nonprofit organizations; including Vice President of Development and Program Manager for MSAN, U.S. Air Force Key Spouse, Welfare Chairman, and volunteer for the USO & Operation Homefront.
In 2016, Tatiana served as the Co-Chair for Veterans and Military Families for Democratic presidential candidate Governor Martin O’Malley. As a member of his Veteran’s Task Force, she provided subject matter expert advice, conducted comprehensive research, and made national policy recommendations for veterans and military families issues.