Tania obtained her Geomatics Engineering Technology diploma from NAIT. Upon graduation, she started working for the Federal Government Department of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). She worked in their Edmonton and Yellowknife offices, reviewing survey plans, conducting surveys and inspections on government issued contracts on Canada Lands, working in their Land Claims Unit and eventually in their First Nations Land Management Program. She obtained her Canada Lands Surveyors Commission in 2004.
She moved to Prince Edward Island in 2008 and obtained her PEI Land Surveyors Commission in 2012. In 2014 she relocated to Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia.
For the past 8 years, Tania has been a consultant for the First Nations Land Management Resource Centre. She assists those First Nations who are signatories to the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management, regarding survey related issues, as well as managing the survey contracts issued by the Resource Centre for surveys on First Nation’s Lands across Canada.
Tania was elected to Council in 2013, and has been a member of the ACLS Aboriginal Liaison Committee for several years, including serving on the ACLS Practice Review Committee and Public Awareness Committee. She is also working on the Survey Cost study, which is being prepared in collaboration with the ACLS, NRCan and the Department of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada.