Mailing AddressP. O. Box 90775
Tam is the Director of Public Relations & Media Services, a three-tiered, comprehensive communications department including public relations and information; television services; and audio-visual tech service. Tam manages all agency functions including media relations, public awareness campaigns, HCTV-Channel 17/39 operations, crisis communications, publications and other products and services offered by the department.
Tam joined Henrico County in 1993 after working as a feature and news writer, an advertising writer, a graphic designer, a photographer and a promotions director for several local, regional and national media and publishing companies throughout Virginia and Washington, D.C. During her tenure with Henrico’s Public Relations & Media Services, she held four progressively responsible positions, including assistant director, before being named director in 2002. During her career, she has won more than 100 professional awards for writing, graphic design, photography, public relations campaigns, television production and community relations.
Tam is a graduate of Virginia Tech (Go Hokies!) with a degree in Mass Communications and is a member of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the Public Relations Society of America, the International Association of Business Communicators, National Association of County Information Officers, and Virginia Government Communicators.