Kyia Watkins has over 17 years of experience organizing events, managing schedules, providing technical assistance (TA) to peers and colleagues, and coordinating and facilitating trainings. At TAC, Kyia is responsible for the administration of a multi-year federal grant with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for its Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF) TA program. She coordinates all logistics for SSVF regional meetings, trainings and webinars and provides support to TAC and its partners in the provision of TA to grantees.
Prior to joining TAC, Kyia worked as an administrative coordinator for one of Boston’s leading medical centers where she ensured proposed research and personnel compliance with government regulations and with the medical center’s guidelines. She also assisted research personnel with the submission of projects to the Institutional Review Board to ensure protection of human subjects.