Eastern Ohio Region Director: Tonya Brooks-Thomas, MSSA, LISW
Tonya Brooks-Thomas joined SAFY in 1993 as the Cleveland Treatment Director.
In 1994, Tonya became the South Carolina State Director.
held this post for 6 years before returning to Ohio as the Regional State Director.
is responsible for the eastern region of the state of Ohio including Cleveland, Canton/Akron and Columbus divisions.
spearheads the growth and expansion of the programs within the western region.
manages personnel issues such as interviewing, selection, hiring, training, evaluation and disciplinary actions of staff.
Tonya acts as the primary liaison within the agency to the State official, in regards to monitoring of state and agency policies compliance.
Tonya holds a Master of Science in Social Administration from Case Western Reserve University and a Bachelor of Arts in Social from the University of Akron.
is a licensed by the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist Board.