Tammy volunteered on Miss Amana 2016-2018 and was the assistant chef 2019-2023. She started working in restaurants when she was 15, and was a restaurant manager for 15 years. Tammy’s culinary background includes: 2023 Kitchen manager for the Blue Stars, catering, full service and fast food restaurant work. She also did concessions, and worked bingo, for her corps Bingo halls. She is an alumni of the Spartans from Vancouver, Washington.
Tammy is a nationally certified Sign Language interpreter and has worked for school districts, colleges and freelance for the last 28 years. She lives in Gresham, Oregon with her husband, grown children and cat.