Tammy Ward was elected on May 7, 2019, to represent residents of the Northwest Lincoln City Council District # 4.
Tammy is President of Tammy J. Ward, LLC, providing advocacy training, community outreach and project management to a variety of clients representing seniors, veterans and other clients. She is the former Vice Chair of the Lincoln Electric System Board of Directors (LES), serves on the University of Nebraska President’s Advisory Council and is a Board member for Lincoln’s Downtown Rotary Club #14.
Prior to starting her own business, Tammy served as the Executive Director of the Seniors Foundation of Lincoln and Lancaster County. While at the Seniors Foundation, she helped lead the development team that successfully persuaded the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to select the Lincoln VA campus as the site for the new Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) after nearly a seven-year search.
Tammy was also a former Congressional aide to U.S. Senator Ben Nelson, where she was the District Manager in the Lincoln office, responsible for management and staff supervision and overseeing constituent services and outreach. She served in the Lincoln Mayor’s Office, the Nebraska Governor’s Office, the Nebraska Legislature, the Nebraska Department of Economic Development and is a Past President of the South Salt Creek Community Neighborhood Organization.