Leadership with Vision
Tammy Silver is a member of the Pasadena City College Board of Trustees. She represents Area 4, serving the communities of Pasadena, San Gabriel, Temple City and Arcadia.
In addition to being a member of the PCC Board of Trustees, Tammy is on the PCC Budget and Audit Committee, the KPCC Oversight Committee and is a member of the Los Angeles County School Trustees Association and the Community College League of California. In addition, Tammy is a member of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Integration Committee of the California Community College Trustees organization.
By combining her passion for education with a strong business sense, Tammy wants to help PCC students achieve excellence and ensure that PCC is the best run, most outstanding community college in all of California.
A successful small business owner and longtime Pasadena resident, Tammy has been happily married to Michael Silver for over 30 years. Their eldest son Daniel is currently a Ph.D. student in educational policy and Jeffrey is a college student. Tammy currently serves as the President of the Oak Knoll Neighborhood Association and sits on the South Lake Parking Place Commission. She also serves as the Chair of the Finland subcommittee with Pasadena Sister Cities and is a member of the Pasadena Rotary Club and the Tournament of Roses, Post Parade Committee.
An avid community volunteer, Tammy is a volunteer tutor with Reading Partners and is active with College Access Plan. She is a Guardians Steering Committee chair of the Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center, a member of the National Women’s Political Caucus, and is a supporter of Friends in Deed and Planned Parenthood.
"I believe that education is the foundation for personal change, for betterment of the individual and advancement of the community. Educated citizens are our best resource. The creativity and innovation of an educated person is boundless and propels our city, state and country to greater happiness and prosperity."
– Tammy Silver