Tasha is a longtime public servant. She was a Peace Corps volunteer in Botswana, and she worked for AmeriCorps and the Corporation for National and Community Service before coming to the U.S. Census Bureau in 1998. At the Census Bureau, Tasha has held several positions focused on communications. During the 2000 Census, she served as census advisor in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. She then served as deputy chief of the 2010 Census Publicity Office, helping to implement the 2010 communications contract campaign activities, and was special assistant to the associate director for communications. In 2012, Tasha became the assistant division chief for communications in the American Community Survey Office. She later was acting chief of the Decennial Communications Coordination Office before becoming the deputy chief of the Decennial Census Management Division. In 2018, Tasha transitioned to serve as a senior advisor to the deputy director, and in 2020, she became the chief of digital services and communications in the Office of the Deputy Director.
Tasha earned an M.B.A. with a concentration in marketing from Johns Hopkins University, a master’s certificate in project management from George Washington University, and a bachelor of arts in English from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. The Department of Commerce honored her contributions to the 2010 Census by awarding her a Gold Medal for distinguished service in the federal government.