Tamera represents OkMRF District 4. Since 2001, she has been employed by the City of Shawnee. In 2009, she became the Human Resource Director. Tamera received a Bachelor of Science in Education with a Business Education degree from Oklahoma Baptist University and a Master of Education with a Vocational Business Education from the University of Central Oklahoma. Tamera’s work experience also includes 15 years as a Business Education instructor at Shawnee High School, an insurance claims examiner for Mutual of Omaha and Deputy City Clerk for the City of Woodward. In 2016, she was named the first George F. Wilkinson Award recipient designating her as the OkMRF Outstanding Authorized Agent. Tamera serves as Second Vice President of the Oklahoma Public Labor Relations Association. She also is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, International Public Management Association for Human Resources and National Public Employer Labor Relations Association. Tamera has earned the SHRM-SCP, IPMA-SCP and the SPHR human resources certifications.
Tamera serves on the OkMRF Administrative Committee. She has served on the OkMRF Board of Trustees since 2017.