Tamra is a clinically trained and registered nurse and psychotherapist and has held executive health roles in both strategy and operations in areas of health, aged care, mental health, culturally safe service models and service design focused on regional and remote locations across Queensland and the Northern Territory.
Tamra has established and lead a range of health and community services in a not-for-profit organisation across regional and remote Queensland including residential aged care, residential drug and alcohol treatment centres, residential family therapy facilities, child care and school programs, community aged care, and state-wide assessment services. As Group General Manager for Regional and Remote Aged Care and Community Services as a part of Uniting Care Queensland she held responsibility for both QLD and NT services, including staffing and operational budgeting.
Tamra holds a Masters in Business Administration (Executive) and is an impactful and effective leader in the sector, with significant experience providing leadership in complex and high-risk situations. Tamra is currently the Executive Director of SilverChain in Queensland and holds the national portfolio responsible for leadership of the community impact and inclusion strategy.