College Director, Life Sciences
Tonya Fischio serves as the assistant dean for the College of Life Sciences, overseeing communications to emphasize the global impact of the college’s seven departments along with the Neuroscience Center and the Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. In her 20+ years as a communications professional, Tonya has had the privilege to work in agency, corporate, and education.
She started her career in the international office of Edelman, NY. She then worked for Nu Skin International, serving on their media relations and crisis management teams; she transitioned to investor relations when Nu Skin Asia Pacific went public. Prior to joining the College of Life Sciences in 2019, Tonya was the director of communications for the BYU Law School. Tonya loves kayaking with seals in Maine and dancing in the kitchen with her four daughters.