Tifani joined the Commission in 2020 as the Program Director. She has 12 years of progressive leadership experience building teams, managing legal and compliance programs, project oversight, program implementation and development.
Tifani most recently served as Compliance Manager at CalPERS overseeing compliance with public disclosure filing requirements and overseeing the ethics reporting helpline and investigations. Prior to CalPERS, Tifani managed the Office of Legal Services at Department of Managed Health Care.
From 2009 to 2015 she worked in the Office of General Counsel at CalSTRS where she was responsible for establishing a comprehensive administrative hearing process and digital filing system as the Senior Legal Analyst for Ethics and Compliance.
Tifani holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from California State University, Sacramento.