Tonya Woodland, M.H.R.M., M.S., joined the Commonwealth Fund in 2019 as Assistant Vice President, Administration and was promoted to Vice President in 2020. In this multifaceted position, she is responsible for providing overall direction for human resources and building management as well as helping to develop and implement the annual operating budget. Throughout her career, Ms. Woodland served in leadership capacities for mission-driven organizations. From 2016-2019, she was the Senior Director of HR & Organizational Development for the Henry J. Austin Health Center in Trenton, NJ. From 2011-2016 she was an HR Strategist with the TMW Human Resources. From 2006-2009, she was the Service Area Director in the Office of Emergency & Community Services for Catholic Charities Diocese of Trenton, where she managed all aspects of anti-poverty programs in four NJ counties, developing and managing an annual budget, overseeing vendor and contract negotiations, and enhancing operational efficiency. As Executive Director at Do Something, Inc. from 2004-2005, she oversaw all operations, including facility management. Ms. Woodland also previously served as a Program Officer of Organizational Capacity Building at the Philadelphia Foundation (1998-2003). She has a masters in human resources management, masters of science in political science, and B.A. in political science, all from Rutgers University.
Vice President, Administration, The Commonwealth Fund