(Term: November 1, 2021 to October 31, 2024)
The newest member of the Commission, Tammi Tiger began her service on November 1, 2021. Tammi is an enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation, and a Muscogee Nation descendant. After 20 years of public service with Clark County, Department of Public Works, last June, Tammi was named the inaugural director of the San Manuel Tribal Education Initiative in the College of Hospitality at UNLV.
In addition to her appointment to the Nevada Indian Commission, Tammi also serves on the Nevada Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on Participatory Democracy, and she is a member of the board of directors for the Kenny Guinn Center for Policy Priorities.
Tammi holds a master’s degree in public administration from UNLV and her group’s capstone project was on the Public Cost of Homelessness for Clark County Social Services. This project improved policy and procedure for the maintenance of public rights-of-way.
Tammi is an active participant in several local and national Indigenous organizations including UNLV Native American Alumni Club, United Natives, and Native Organizers Alliance.
Further, Tammi previously served on the Board of Directors with the Las Vegas Indian Center and is mom to Trevon, who also is a UNLV graduate.