Tamara Davis

Sonoma County At Large

Why did you choose to join the MSMVCD Board of Trustees? / Why is the mission of mosquito and vector control important to you?

I have seen the devastation that is caused by mosquito and vector borne diseases.

What is your relevant expertise?

I have spent my career working in the insurance business, focused on the operations side of State Farm Insurance. The last twelve years at State Farm, I worked on public policy, media relations, community outreach and legislative issues. 

Educational/Professional background:  

  • AA degree from Santa Rosa Junior College
  • BA degree from Sonoma State University
  • LOMA Certification from the Fellow of the Life Management Institute

List of service clubs you belong to (if any):

Over my career, I have served on many city, county, community and non-profit boards and committees including, but not limited to:

  • Goodwill Industries of the Redwood Empire – Board of Directors
  • Mosquito Research Foundation – Board of Directors
  • Corporate Council – State Conference of NAACP
  • Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce – Government Review Committee 
  • Alliance of North Bay Chambers of Commerce – Board of Directors 
  • Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce
  • Cotati Chamber of Commerce
  • Sonoma State University – Ambassador for Higher Education
  • Sonoma County Business Education Round Table – past president of Board of Directors 
  • Insurance Information Network of California – past president of Board of Directors – member of IINC Communications Committee   

List of other city/town/county boards or committees you serve on:

  • Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California,  Trustee Council member
  • Vector Control Joint Powers Association,  Board Member