LaTasha Wauneka-Anderson

LaTasha is Diné from Window Rock, Arizona—capital of the Navajo Nation. She works as a Program Specialist with the Workforce Development Partnerships Hub in the National Partnership Office of the USDA Forest Service.

LaTasha previously served as a Recreation Program Staff Assistant at the Sacramento Ranger District on the Lincoln National Forest in southern New Mexico. In this role, she managed the Special Use Permit program, Developed/Dispersed Recreation programs, and the Trails program.  She helped the district’s Fire Program and the Volunteers and Partnerships Programs.  

On the district, LaTasha also served on the Forest’s Civil Rights Action Group as the Native American Special Emphasis Program Manager (SEPM), and supervised a seasonal crew, youth partner crews and volunteers in a variety of recreation projects including facility improvements, trails maintenance and construction, and public outreach/education.

LaTasha earned her bachelor’s degree in Earth Sciences and Native American Studies from Dartmouth College in 2011.

LaTasha Wauneka-Anderson

Program Specialist
National Partnership Office
Workforce Development Partnerships Hub
USDA Forest Service

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