Tanya Elliott – VP Ontario

Tanya Elliott was appointed Vice President of the Red Cross in Ontario in 2014.  Since joining the Red Cross 20 years ago in the water safety program, she has held several roles including Communications Director. In her current role she is responsible for the execution of organizational strategy and provides leadership to provincial operations and stakeholder relations. 

Over the years, Tanya has provided leadership on many critical communications efforts following some of the largest international disaster responses in the organization’s history.

In recent years, Tanya has been a leader of transformational change, ensuring the Red Cross remains positioned to provide unique and relevant solutions to Ontario communities.  Tanya ensures the abilities of the Red Cross meet the needs of communities faced with disasters by increasing capacity and working closely with governments and community partners.

Tanya currently serves on the Board of the Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA), an organization that champions a strong, sustainable home and community support sector for all Ontarians. 

Outside of work, Tanya enjoys travelling, practicing yoga and spending time with her husband, son and dog where she resides in Milton, Ontario.