Tammy Dana-Bashian

City Council
Title: Mayor
Twitter - @RowlettMayorTDB

Tammy Dana-BashianTammy has been serving as Mayor of Rowlett since August 2017, and on Rowlett City Council since May 2013.  Tammy's primary interests are driving sustainable economic development, ensuring conservative fiscal management, providing an ethical and transparent government and improving communication between citizens and government.

Tammy is a Certified Public Accountant with 35 years of varied experience in the business community. Tammy currently owns and operates Seniors Helping Seniors, a local in-home senior care business.  Previously, Tammy spent 11 years as an auditor with a national public accounting firm, 2 years as a Director of Operations over nine senior care facilities, and over 17 years in financial and operational management positions with a $4 billion software services company. 

In addition to her service on the Rowlett City Council, Tammy is a member of the Rowlett Economic Development Advisory Board, the Dallas Regional Mobility Coalition, the Metroplex Mayors Association, the US Conference of Mayors, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), the Rowlett Finance & Audit Committee, the Diversity & Inclusion Commission, and the Rowlett Chamber of Commerce.  Tammy is a graduate of Leadership Rowlett, Leadership North Texas, Rowlett Citizen Fire Academy, and Rowlett Citizen Police Academy. Previously, Tammy has served on the Rowlett Charter Review Commission, the North Texas Regional Emergency Preparedness Planning Council, the Senior Advisory Board, the Downtown Development Task Force (Realize Rowlett 2020), the Rowlett Long Term Recovery Committee, the Community Investment Advisory Board, and as Advisory Council for the Salvation Army of Garland Corps.

Tammy has lived in Rowlett since 2002 and has two sons - Mitchell and Clayton. Mitchell is studying engineering at Texas A&M University and Clayton is studying political science and philosophy at Texas Christian University with eventual plans to attend law school. Mitchell and his wife, Lindsay, have two children, Reid and Emma. 


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