Native Nashvillian Tam Gordon currently works special projects and outreach for Metro Government's Human Resources Department. Her prior positions include senior positions with two mayors and a governor, communications and programming at the John Seigenthaler Center. She began her professional career as a news reporter for the now defunct Nashville Banner.
Her community involvement includes:
- Room in the Inn Board Secretary
- Operation Andrew Group Board governance committee chair and executive committee member
- Martha O'Bryan Center Board of Directors
- Children's Memory Garden Committee Member
- Meharry-Vanderbilt-TSU Cancer Partnership Community Advisory Board
She also founded and remains involved in The Afterschool Program (TAP), a 501c3 not for peofit academic enrichment program for at risk students living in and around the North Nashville area. Stationed at Fourteenth Avenue, TAP utilizes mentors from Vanderbilt and Tennessee State universities to provide one-on-one tutoring for enrollees.
At the church, she serves as senior usher, teaches a Sunday School class, and is a part of the evangelistic team.