Vice President, Facilities and Support Services

Tamika HarrisDuties

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.


Received 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. Also is a Project Management Professional (PMP).  

Professional Membership

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