Tonya has over 19 years of Worksite wellness, Safety, and Occupational Health experience. Tonya currently serves as the Director of WorkWell a Nebraska Wellness Council that is a division of the Nebraska Safety Council. WorkWell has 100+ members and provides consultation, education, and technical resourcing to its member companies. WorkWell is also the administrator of the Governor’s Wellness Award and Tonya serves as the primary reviewer for the Governor’s Wellness Award process. Before her role at WorkWell Tonya served as the Director of Wellness, Safety, and Benefits for Lincoln Industries, Tonya was responsible for building a program that was nationally recognized by the Centers for Disease Control, C. Everett Koop in partnership with the HERO organization, and by the U.S. Health and Human Services department. Tonya also served as the Wellness Manager for Nelnet in Lincoln Nebraska where she had the responsibility for managing a wellness and safety program for 2500 associates. Tonya has her Master’s in Education from the University of Nebraska Lincoln in Exercise Science/Sports Psychology, and her Bachelors in Education from the University of Nebraska Lincoln in Physical Education (K-12) and Coaching. Tonya also holds several group fitness certifications and is a Certified Health Promotion Director through the Cooper Institute.
Tonya currently serves on the Nebraska Worksite Wellness Toolkit committee, Chairs the Nebraska Sports Council Executive Committee, and serves on the External Total Worker Health Board for the Healthier Workforce Center of Excellence.