Tahja Gay is a Richmond, Virginia native currently residing in Bowie, Maryland. She attended Old Dominion University where she obtained her B.S. Health Sciences and is currently working on her Master of Public Health at Virginia Union University. Tahja previously worked at the Anne Arundel County Department of Health where she served as a Health Educator and Program Coordinator in the Disease Prevention and Management Bureau. Tahja is immensely passionate about health equity and community health and has an unwavering desire to help others. When she’s not working or studying, she enjoys cooking, road trips, spending time with family, and most recently, cross stitching. Tahja is ACPM’s Grants Program Assistant.