Taneika is the Department Head of Patient Administration for Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River. In this capacity, she provides administrative support and services to military members, dependents, and retirees. Having served over 18 years on active duty, Taneika’s interest in advocating for older adults stemmed from advocating for a family member. She is highly active in her community, volunteering with the local Department of Aging and Human Services and provides dental hygiene services to military retirees and veterans.
Taneika received her Master in Health Administration and Policy from Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and her Bachelor of Business Administration, specializing in Health Service Management from Saint Leo University. She is also a registered dental hygienist and has completed the Duke University Non-Profit Management Certificate.