Dr. Tanya Forneris is currently an undergraduate coordinator in the School of Health and Exercise Sciences at the University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus, Kelowna, BC, Canada. She obtained her Masters in sport psychology at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada and her PhD in counseling psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University. Tanya's expertise is in positive youth development and community programming. More specifically, the development, implementation, and evaluation of life skills based sport and physical activity programs to enhance youth development. In this work she has collaborated with local community, national, and international non-profit organizations.