Tammy Harkey is a successful educator with 10+ years of expertise supporting First Nations across the country develop and implement culturally relevant programming that supports Indigenous learners. She is passionate about ensuring that learners have the support they need in order to achieve their maximum potential in society.
In November 2020, Tammy became the president of the Native Education College (NEC). Tammy is a proud alumnus of NEC, and went on to complete a degree in Montessori education (Vancouver Community College) and a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction (Simon Fraser University). Prior to becoming president, she served as NEC’s Dean of Student Services and Vice President of Operations. She’s served on the Dogwood 25 Board of Directors, the Indigenous Adult and Higher Learning Association Board of Governors, and the Simon Fraser University Aboriginal Steering Committee.
A proud member of the Musqueam Indian Band, Tammy enjoys spending her spare-time with family and friends. She is the mother of two beautiful daughters and grandmother of two. Tammy chairs the Community Services Committee of Council, and is committed to the advancement of her community with a conscious recognition of the past, an awareness of the present day needs, and the vision for a better tomorrow.