Tonya Wood

Program Coordinator - Yellow Ribbon, National Guard, and Air National Guard | Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ

As a member of the Operations team, Tonya works with the Yellow Ribbon Program to bring United Through Reading to their events. She also participates in outreach opportunities to increase awareness of UTR and coordinates recordings for Guard and Reserve commands in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Prior to her new role, Tonya served as a UTR volunteer at both Fort Wainwright and Eielson Air Force Base, bringing recordings to service members in Alaska. She has also worked as a substitute teacher and currently home schools her two children. During her husband’s recent deployment to Afghanistan, her family loved reading with their dad through his United Through Reading recordings. Currently an Army Reserve family, they live in New Jersey and enjoy traveling and hiking together in their free time. Contact Tonya at