As the Human Resources Manager at Camfil, USA, Tanya (SPHR, SHRM-CP) leads her team as they focus on various strategic initiatives that support Camfil’s most valuable resource: the people. A servant leader, Tanya strives to provide exceptional customer service to Camfil’s employees and the communities Camfil serves. Regularly labeled as a “people person,” Tanya truly enjoys watching people grow professionally and make a positive impact through the work they do. While she can be seen personally volunteering with several non-profit organizations, Tanya regularly gives back to her community using her “HR superpowers.” “I served on the personnel committee for my church, assisted with mock interviews for the participants of Heartisan’s Marketplace and I recently had the pleasure of leading resume and interviewing prep courses for Graciously Broken Ministries. Making a positive impact in the lives of women was a very clear direction placed on my heart in 2010 as one of the ways I was going to make a difference in this big world. It is a beautiful thing when your professional skills and experience align so perfectly with the needs of your community. It is truly a joy,” exclaims Tanya. Tanya received her BBA from Stephen F. Austin State University and her MBA from LeTourneau University. Another fun fact about Tanya is that she is a certified Zumba instructor and you can catch her class every Thursday night at Crunch Fitness in Longview, TX.
April McCamey, MHRD, SPHR - President Elect
April McCamey, MHRD, SPHR is a Human Resources Manager at Komatsu. People are her true passion and she loves serving, whether it is the employees of Komatsu or non-profits around East Texas. After working in marketing and graphic design for several years, she believes there is a career that is a perfect fit for everyone and there’s no better feeling than finding just the right match. April has served on the ETHRA board for several years and is thrilled to take on a new challenge as President Elect.
April brings her passion for people and eagerness to help to the non-profit world by serving as Vice President of Heartisans Marketplace board and as a board member for Education by Design. Heartisans helps women to break the chains of dependency and achieve self-sufficiency. Education by Design Education tutors, mentors, and coaches for academic achievement and constructive character development to assist students from low-income, under-resourced, single parent, minority families in transformation. April previously served as President of Longview Midtown Rotary Club, as First Vice Chair for DORS Youth Transition Center and is a proud graduate of the Leadership Longview Class of 2016.
She holds a Bachelor of Marketing from LeTourneau University and a Master of Human Resource Development from the University of Texas at Tyler. She also holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification from HRCI. An avid (some might call it ‘social’) outdoor runner, April is a marathon finisher and also enjoys indoor cycling – but never without friends!
Jennifer Fox, SHRM-CP, PHR - Past President
Jennifer Fox, PHR, SHRM-CP has been a member of SHRM since 2011, and a member of NTSHRM in North Texas from 2013 to 2016. She joined ETHRA when her husband Michael J. Fox (yes, that’s his real name) relocated to East Texas from the D/FW area in 2016. She joined ETHRA in 2016 and began serving on board in 2017. She has been in HR since 1998 serving in various environments, supporting supply chain environments in the role of HR support, and Talent Acquisition. She is active with her church, serving in several positions. She has a passion for helping others find their professional and spiritual calling, and to see East Texas diversify its trade and industry base to ensure East Texans thrive in all economic circumstances. She will drop everything for a Chick-fil-A sandwich. Not even kidding.