Director of Country Programs
Tina provides leadership for the overall success of USAID Advancing Nutrition's country portfolio.
Tina has 20 years of experience in technical and management positions for international nutrition and food security programs, ranging from community-based to national-level programming. Before joining USAID Advancing Nutrition, she was with the Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project (FANTA), where she managed the FANTA Mozambique office and supported global initiatives related to nutrition and infectious disease and maternal, infant, and young child nutrition. Tina also supported nutrition and food security programs in East and Southern Africa as a regional nutrition advisor with Save the Children; led surveys and assessments with Tulane University and Save the Children; supported the management of the Famine Early Warning System Network at Chemonics International; served as a Food Policy Fellow with the US-based Congressional Hunger Center; and provided health care and HIV testing services in a US-based clinic. Tina’s overseas career began as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Kenya. She has an MPH in international health and development with a concentration in nutrition and food security from Tulane University and a BS in secondary education with a concentration in Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.