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From workshops, event facilitations, conference presentations and more, Tammy has a variety of methods to help your team or organization.

Interim Leadership

  • Fort Hays State University Alumni Association, Executive Director, June 2020-July 2021

  • Colby/Thomas County Chamber of Commerce, President/CEO, August 2021-August 2022

  • Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce, President/CEO, Sept. 2021-May 2022

Keynote Presentation

  • “What I learned from a Pop-Tart” Fort Hays State University, Aug. 16, 2020

    • Incoming Freshman Welcome and Orientation: two sessions of 250 students each

  • “Professional Dinner Etiquette” FHSU Make Your Mark Week, Career Services, Sept. 2019

Conference Facilitation and Presentation

  • ACCE National Conference, July 2019: “Networking”

  • Wyoming Chamber of Commerce Assoc., Aug. 2019: “Burnout-Never Enough M&Ms”

  • CCEKS (Chamber of Commerce Executives of Kansas), Nov. 2019: “Event Planning-Killing the Sacred Cow.”

  • W.A.C.E. (Western Association of Chamber Executives) in Portland, Oregon, Feb. 2020 (one of four finalists chosen): “She Said/She Said-Tips to Kick Start Ambassador Programs”

  • Kansas Physical Therapy Association 2020 Conference, Mar. 2020: “Prevention of Workplace Burnout”

  • KACE (Kansas Association of Colleges & Employers), July 2020: “Cultivating Your Resilience”

  • MACE (Mid-America Chamber Executives), Nov. 2020: “Cultivating Your Resilience”

  • Chamber Professionals Online Conference, Frank Kenny: Women & Leadership, Fall 2020, 2021

  • Muskogee OK Chamber Women Leadership Week, June 2021: “Leaderful Women”

  • CCEKS, Oct. 2021: “Prevention of Workplace Burnout”

  • P1 Rising Above 3.0 Summit, March 2022 “Utilizing Challenging Times to Build a Resilient Mindset”

  • Chamber Talks-2022 Chamber Pros Online Conference: “Developing Programming for Women Professionals”

Workshops and Presentations

  • “Customer Service” Ellis County Treasurer’s Dept., Oct. 2019

  • “Networking” FHSU Management Development Center, Nov. 2019; Sept. 2021

  • “Customer Service” Gardner/Edgerton Chamber of Commerce, Mar. 20200

  • “Women and Leadership: Becoming a Person of Influence” FHSU Management Development Center, Jan. 2020; Oct. 2021

  • “Fashion & Fortitude: Professionalism, Attire and Confidence” Sunflower Electric, Oct. 2021

  • “Women and Leadership: Becoming a Person of Influence” Coffeyville Chamber, Nov. 2021

  • “Customer Experience” First Care Clinic, Mar. 2022

  • “Building a More Resilient You” High Plains Farm Credit, June 2022

  • “Training for High-Performing Teams” USD 489 Food Services, Aug. 2022

  • “Training for Women Professionals” Western Kansas Human Resource Management
    Association, scheduled for Nov. 2022


  • Organizational Culture, Ellis County Administration, Dec. 2019

  • Team Building, Colby Community College Ag Dept, Sept. 2019

  • FHSU College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, May 2022

  • Right-Sizing, Anacortes (WA) Chamber of Commerce, Fall 2022

Board Development and Strategic Planning

  • Kansas Physical Therapy Association, Aug. 2019

  • Saratoga (Wyoming) Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Sept. 2019

  • Kansas Physical Therapy Association, July 2020

  • Newton (KS) Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Sept. 2020

  • Heart of America Professional Network Board of Directors, Oct. 2021

  • Coffeyville (KS) Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Nov. 2021

  • Gardner/Edgerton (KS) Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Nov. 2021

  • Fort Scott (KS) Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, 2022

  • Ottawa (KS) Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, 2022

  • Jana’s Campaign Board of Directors, 2022


  • “Onboarding” Belleville Chamber Executive Director, Oct. 2019

  • “Professional Etiquette” Werth Wealth Management, Dec. 2019

  • “Authentic Connections in a Virtual World” mini-webinar FHSU MDC, May 2020

  • “Empowerment through Fashion” Werth Wealth Management, Aug. 2021

  • 4-Part Soft Skill Training Program: Hess Clinic, Sept 2021-Sept. 2022

  • Customized Emotional Intelligence Training: Ameriprise, Nov. 2021-May 2022

Chamber Successes

  • Honored in 2013 as a finalist for ACCE National Chamber of the Year Award
    (This award required an intensive application process that reviewed programming, financials, budgets, strategic plan, etc. and took weeks to compile materials. In addition, all finalists met with a judging panel of 5 and required the Chamber CEO and Board Chair’s participation)

  • Completed 4 years of Institute Organization Management (IOM) training in 2014

  • Achieved the Certified Association Executive (CAE) Credential in 2016
    (Met basic requirements of 100 hours of qualified professional development activities plus
    passed a 4-hour comprehensive exam. Passed on the first attempt.)

  • Invited as an IOM Instructor for West (2017) and Midwest (2018): “Hiring, Firing and Everything in Between”; “Revving Your Revenue”; “Strategic Communication”; “Strong Chambers of the Future”

Personal Leadership and Milestones

  • Elected to USD 489 Board of Education for 2020-2024. Received the top votes, with 600 votes above the 2nd place candidate – believe this is due to maintaining a respectable reputation with sound character. Voted as President 2021-2022

  • Adjunct Instructor at FHSU, since 2008, for both virtual and on-campus classes. List of classes include (varies for semester): Marketing Principals, Training and Development, Woman and Leadership, Business Communication

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