Tanya was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Calgary-Peigan, on April 16, 2019. 

Tanya previously served as a member of the Select Special Democratic Accountability Committee and of the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship.

Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Tanya was employed with Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL) for 16 years as a Human Resources Advisor.

Tanya holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary, with a concentration in Management of Organizations and Human Resources.