Tami Barke, MA
COO | Chief Operating Officer
Tami joined the team in February 2022. Her professional journey has been varied - campus pastor, mom, financial manager, program and operations manager with Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship @WSU, and Trade Act Case Manager with WA Employment Security Department. She thrives in finding ways to support our team to best serve our clients and bless our community.
B.A. Political Science-International Relations, Western Washington University, 1989
M.A. Organizational Leadership, Global Leadership, Gonzaga University, 2019
Community Involvement & Past Activities
Colfax Food Pantry Volunteer, Meals on Wheels Volunteer, Franklin Elementary PTA, Secretary, President, Franklin Elementary & Lincoln Middle School- Hiring committees, PHS Booster Volunteer, Soccer Coach for Club and Parks and Recreation. Relief work in Haiti &Vietnam.
Tami and her husband Steve have raised both their children in Pullman. Tami is passionate about coffee- (novice roaster), trees, being outdoors, learning about other cultures. Tami loves spending time with her family and her labradoodle Riker.