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Tanya Henderson, CPS

Grant Writer

Tanya Henderson is currently the Grant Writer for EPCOG, where she assists with duties related to grant writing and research. She is assisting with current grants awarded to EPCOG and researching other opportunities for grant administration.

Tanya’s experience ranges from nonprofit, state, and local government sectors. Before EPCOG, she worked at an independent consulting firm that provided services around research, evaluation, facilitation, technical assistance, and training to state-funded communities. Tanya is an IC&RC Certified Prevention Specialist and certified in Public Health Research through the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program). After graduating college, Tanya moved to Clovis from the Durango, CO/Farmington, NM area. She started at Curry County under the NM Office Substance Abuse Prevention grant and implemented substance misuse prevention interventions.

Tanya graduated from Fort Lewis College with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health and a minor in Sociology. Her emphasis is mental health, behavioral health, community health prevention, and promotion. She is currently in graduate school at Grand Canyon University. She is working towards her Master’s in Public Health and epidemiology graduate certificate.

While working towards her bachelor's degree, she was a student intern at a nonprofit organization, the Southwestern Colorado Area Health and Education Center (SWCAHEC). She did community outreach and helped develop a needs assessment with the local tribal community. She also volunteered with the local Curry County Health Council where she served as chairperson. She assisted in strengthening a network of community partnerships, promoted community wellness initiatives, and grant writing.

When she isn’t working, Tanya enjoys dancing and watching sports, mostly basketball. She loves to spend quality family time by watching movies and playing video games or board games. Tanya is of the Diné (Navajo) Nation and Lakota Sičhą́ǧu Oyáte (Rosebud Sioux) tribes, and she loves to share her culture and foods.

Office: (575) 762-7714
Cell: (505) 716-3388

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