Tamika received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Health Science with a concentration in Community Health Education and Promotion. She has also received a Masters in Public Health and is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), and a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). Tamika has been involved in reproductive health education which led her to discovering the field of lactation. As a mother of two who had many struggles with breastfeeding, she quickly became passionate about helping others to be successful in their breastfeeding journey. She is a Breastfeeding Counselor through Breastfeeding USA and founded and runs the Inland Empire Chapter in California and is working on growing it. She has also served as Chair of the Grievance Committee before being appointed to the Board. She currently works for the WIC program as a Breastfeeding Coordinator and is in the process of obtaining her doctorate in psychology (PsyD) with an emphasis on health.
Her Board term is (2017-2020)