Tamara is the Human Resources Manager for the City of Wheat Ridge, Colorado where she guides and manages Human Resources services, policies, and programs for the City. Tamara has over 15 years of experience in Human Resources and has facilitated sessions on leadership, strategic planning and is certified in Crucial Conversations. She loves organizational development and puts her trainer hat on whenever she gets a chance!
Tamara has been a member of IPMA-HR since 2005. She has served as treasurer of the Colorado Chapter, two years as treasurer of the Western Region, a Member-at-Large on the board of the Colorado Chapter, and currently serves as one of two editors of the Western Star newsletter for the Western Region.
Tamara is PHR, SHRM â€“ SCP and IPMA-CP certified and she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Tuskegee University as well a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Auburn University (War Eagle!). A California native, she enjoys traveling, sporting events, and spending time with her wonderful family!