Senior & Disability Services Program Director (SDS)
Early Learning Program Director (ELP)
Children's Mental Health Program Director (CMH)
Tandra recently joined the Community Connections team in summer of 2021. Tandra has been fortunate to work closely with children and families for over 20 years in respite care, wilderness therapy, early education, special education, and as a parent educator. In Alaska, Tandra has worked as a foster parent, teacher, child care manager, social services coordinator, and has provided training all over the state in early intervention and child care programming. Tandra’s undergraduate and graduate studies focused on best practices for promoting child, family and community health. Tandra believes everything she has done in her life has brought her here to Community Connections. She has a strong commitment to human development, family systems, school success, training and program design. Tandra has lived in Ketchikan since 2009 with her family and she looks forward to serving and supporting the communities of Ketchikan and Prince of Wales for many years to come.