Tyla Minniear brings extensive experience in state government and health care advocacy to her role as Chief Operating Officer. Tyla manages the day-to-day business operations of the Quality Institute and provides strategic support to staff in each program area. She also oversees our external communications to inform the public and policymakers about this critical work to improve health care for everyone.
In addition, Tyla engages with Quality Institute members to advance our work on safety, quality, and affordability. Members come from every corner of health care and Tyla galvanizes their expertise to drive important advancements in areas including health care workforce development, high-quality primary care, and integrated mental health care. She serves on the Advisory Council of the New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing.
Tyla joined the Quality Institute in 2016 after advocating for health care providers as Director of Government Relations and Policy for the New Jersey Hospital Association. Tyla began her policy career staffing both the New Jersey State Legislature and the New Jersey Governor’s office. She is a graduate of Rutgers University with a B.A. in Political Science and History.