Vice President, Facilities and Support Services

Tamika HarrisDuties

Harris' responsibilities include overseeing CHKD Health System endeavors in environmental services, safety and security, engineering, emergency management, and the many construction projects underway.


  • Served previously as Director of Ambulatory Facilities and Director of Facility Planning & Construction at CHKD.
  • Prior to arriving at CHKD, was Senior Business Consultant with Kaiser Permanente.
  • Director of Patient Care Services and Facilities at Sentara CarePlex Hospital and as Project Director at Sentara Heart Hospital.
  • Also worked for Bon Secours, Medical Society of Virginia and Blue Cross Blue Shield in various roles.


Harris earned a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Old Dominion University and a master's degree in Health Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia campus. She is also a Project Management Professional (PMP).  

Professional Membership

  • American Society for Healthcare Engineering
  • American College of Healthcare Executive
  • Project Management Institute