Tonya, a graduate of Georgia State University, is a Physical Therapist who works in Home Care where her passion is working with the elderly.
Tonya’s work with the United Methodist Church includes serving on the Board of Directors for : the Women's Division, General Board of Global Ministries, Wesley Community Centers, and New Bethlehem. She has also served on the Board of Trustees for United Methodist Children's Home and Murphy Harpst. She has served as secretary for the North Georgia Conference Board of Ordained Ministry, and ex-officio for the North Georgia Conference United Methodist Women.
Tonya has previously served as North Georgia Conference UMW President as well as treasurer of the North Georgia Conference Clergy Spouses.
Tonya serves on the Physical Therapy Assistant Department Advisory Board for Atlanta Tech. , North Georgia College and State University Physical Therapy Admission Subcommittee, and the North Georgia Conference Board of Education. She is active in Sister's By Choice, a breast cancer survivor support and education organization, and is a PTA member at Westlake High School.
Tonya is an Atlanta native born to Milton and Irene Davis, and has one brother, Corbett. She is married to Rev. Matt Murphy and they have one daughter, Ariel. Tonya currently attends Grace UMC where her husband is the Pastor.
This is Tonya’s second General Conference.