Tanya Ang is the associate director of Veterans' Programs at the American Council on Education (ACE). In this role, Tanya oversees ACE veterans initiatives such as the Toolkit for Veteran Friendly Institutions and the Severely Injured Service Members program. She also works collaboratively with institutions of higher education and other organizations to disseminate and promote best practices in serving military and student veterans on campus. Prior to her role in Veterans’ Programs, Tanya served as a senior program manager in ACE's Military Programs working with evaluation teams to provide credit recommendations on service member's military transcripts.
Tanya has worked in higher education for over 13 years in a variety of roles, including administrative analyst for the Vice President of Student Affairs Office at California State University, Fullerton, and associate registrar at Vanguard University, where the majority of her work focused on the non-traditional student, including military and student veterans. She was the certifying official at her institution for student veteran GI Bill benefits and worked hand-in-hand with the various offices on campus to ensure students received the benefits and the support they needed to successfully navigate their academic career.