Tammy 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, including previously owning her own senior care business, an auditor with a national public accounting firm, Operations Director for 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 as Mayor of Rowlett, Tammy is a member of the Executive Board of The North Central Texas Council of Governments, the Dallas Regional Mobility Coalition (including serving as Treasurer), the Rowlett Economic Development Advisory Board, 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.