Planning & Development Committee Chair Tamara Tapman is a military veteran’s community representative and certified Texas Real Estate Commission Mandatory Continuing Education (MCE) instructor. As the former Mortgage Lender Liaison and Branch Manager at the Texas Veterans Land Board for more than two decades, she has been a devoted military advocate, helping veterans to take advantage of their benefits and obtain low-interest home loans. Before her employment with the Texas Veterans Land Board, she was Assistant Vice President, Loan Officer, and Compliance Officer for two financial institutions. Ms. Tapman was appointed to the Brooks Development Authority Board of Directors in April 2014. She was awarded the Texas Association of Mortgage Professionals Volunteer of the Year Award in 2009.
Education: Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Mary-Hardin Baylor; graduate degree in banking, University of Wisconsin.