Tammy Silver, Area 4
Tammy Silver was elected to the governing board of the Pasadena Area Community College District in March of 2020. She represents Area 4 which includes the central and eastern areas of Pasadena and portions of Arcadia, Temple City and unincorporated San Gabriel. She is proud to have Pasadena City College in her district as well as Temple City High School and Rose City High School.
Silver has worked in the educational supplies industry her whole life, growing up in her family’s business, Warren’s Educational Supplies and continuing to work for American Teaching Aids, a division of Simon and Schuster. She then started Mari, Inc. which for a time, was one of the largest woman-owned businesses in the United States. Mari, Inc. is a distributor of supplemental reading and language arts materials on the K-12 level. Silver attended the University of Southern California as a Trustee Scholar and earned her Bachelors of Science degree in business, entrepreneurship emphasis. As a long-time resident of Pasadena, Silver is active as the president of the Oak Knoll Neighborhood Association, serves on the South Lake Parking Place Commission for the City of Pasadena, is a member of the Tournament of Roses, Pasadena Sister Cities Finland subcommittee, and volunteers with Reading Partners and College Access Plan. Silver lives in Pasadena with her husband and two sons.