Tannika has called Rome home since 1990 when she moved from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She was a graduate of Rome High School and earned a B.A. Degree from Berry College in Communications. She currently serves as the Director of Communication at Darlington School, where she has been for 15 years.

Her Community Activities Include:

  • Board Member and Past President of the Sexual Assault Center Board
  • 2017 SPLOST Citizens Advisory Group
  • 2013 and 2017 Rome-Floyd Citizens for Progress (SPLOST YES)
  • Chairperson, Citizens for Roberson
  • Court Participant and Prom Queen, A Night to Remember: An Adult Prom for Alzheimer’s Association
  • Leadership Rome Participant and Volunteer, Rome Chamber of Commerce
  • Committee Member Rome Run for the Rescue Animal Welfare Fundraiser
  • Harbor House Adult Spelling Bee Participant
  • Board Greater Rome Convention and Visitor’s Bureau
  • Board of Directors Rome International Film Festival


Tannika lives in Rome with her 12-year old Jack Russell mix, Asa.

Nominated by Frank Beacham and others: Frank says “Tannika is blessed with outstanding people skills and leadership skills, and she tirelessly uses those to serve Rome and Floyd County.”