Tia is a proud US Navy Veteran currently serving as Chief of Staff for the Farmer Veteran Coalition in Davis, California. Prior to her current post, she served as the first Women Veteran Coordinator for Swords to Plowshares in San Francisco. Tia speaks nationally on issues facing women veterans and veterans in transition. Over the last ten years Tia has testified before the state and federal legislature about Military Sexual Trauma and volunteers as a clinician instructor for those working with military survivors. She is the author of You Are Stronger Than You Think You Are: A Straightforward Transition Manual.