Tannika was named director of communications in 2015 after serving as Darlington's director of media relations since 2004. As such, she is the school’s spokesperson and provides guidance to school leadership on matters related to communication. She is also editor of Darlington Magazine. Tannika holds a B.A. in Communication from Berry College. She is active in the community and passionate about the causes in which she volunteers her time. She is a past president and current member of the Sexual Assault Center of NWGA Board of Directors, a graduate of the Rome-Floyd Chamber's Leadership Rome Class of XXIV, and a past coordinator of Leadership Rome. Additional civic involvements have included service on the SPLOST Citizens Advisory Committee, Rome-Floyd Citizens for Progress, the Rome-Floyd Chamber's Young Professionals Planning Committee, local organizing committees for Hospitality House’s Walk a Mile in Her Shoes and the Dodge Tour de Georgia, the Board of Directors for the Greater Rome Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Rome International Film Festival, and as a mentor with Rome-Floyd Communities in Schools. Tannika has also participated in Harbor House Child Advocacy Center's Adult Spell Off and A Night to Remember: An Adult Prom to benefit the Alzheimer's Association.