Tamara L. Shewmake
Portsmouth (VA) City Council, VA
Tamara is a native of the City of Portsmouth. She is a graduate of Norfolk State University, where she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and graduated Cum Laude with a M.B.A. in 2010. Tamara is the wife of Joshua Shewmake and mother of three beautiful children (Nia, Nyle and Nyla).
On November 6, 2018, Honorable Tamara L. Shewmake was elected to the City of Portsmouth School Board. In fact, she was the only woman listed on the City of Portsmouth ballot to win a seat that year. Early literacy, financial literacy and vocational training was her campaign platform, and she is dedicated to every entity being improved upon while elected.