After graduating from E.L. Crossley Secondary School, Tonya attended Trent University where she earned her Bachelor of Applied Arts. She then obtained her Diploma of Chiropody at The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences in 1998.
Tonya spent eight years as a team member of the Chiropody Department at the Niagara Health System until it was closed in 2006. As co-owner of the Clarke Ventresca Foot & Orthotic Centres since 2007, Tonya continues to provide quality foot care and education to the Niagara Region. Tonya’s services include prescribing and dispensing orthotics, performing surgery to remove ingrown toenails, providing diabetic foot care, callus removal, and nail care.
Tonya and her husband Paul are happily raising their two sons in the Niagara Region, the place they have always called home.