Tanya attended Union High School and East Central College.  Her background is in business, accounting  and technology.  After college she worked for her grandparents at Haslag Steel Sales until she married.  After that she became self-employed running their property management business.

Tanya loves technology and seeing it be applied to the classroom. She also loves being a member of the St. Gertrude Parish and School community.  In her free time she enjoys being at Table Rock Lake with her family, swimming, reading and learning new things.  She lives in Krakow with her husband Dallas and two boys.