New York Regional Director
Tina Atherall is the Blue Star Families Regional Director for the New York Community. She is an NYS licensed Masters of Social Work (LMSW) and dedicated social work leader. She is a doctoral candidate at the University of Southern California focusing on the challenges of military family social isolation and developing supportive connection in communities. As a Marine spouse, she has worked extensively with communities educating and advocating for critical support for those who have served in the military and their families. Her expertise is in program and community development, leadership management, and social impact design. Tina has advanced certificates in military family readiness, military social work, and non-profit leadership. Tina is an adjunct professor and military social work advisor.
Tina is dedicated to community leadership and mentorship. She is an advocate for girls and women serving as a youth leadership coach and board member with Unleashed NY. Tina has participated in several community and national committees focusing on women and girls. In 2016, She was nominated to attend The White House Summit, “United State of Women” as a nominated change-maker. Tina was a Division Director for National Association of Social Workers (NASW) New York State (NYS) Westchester County and serves on the NASW Social Economic Justice and Peace Committee. She received the NASW NYS Merit Service Award (2014) and NASW NYC Chapter Emerging Leader Social Work Leadership Award (2016). After twenty great years surrounded by fabulous Marine families, Tina and her family planted the flag in Westchester County, NY.
After twenty great years surrounded by fabulous Marine families, Tina and her family planted the flag in Westchester County, NY.