Tammy Briant Spratling, brings a wealth of experience to Community Tampa Bay in non-profit management, education and diversity and inclusion. In addition to serving as CTB's Executive Director, Tammy teaches civil rights law at Stetson University College of Law and higher education law and policy in the University of South Florida's College of Education. She previously served as Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at Stetson Law where she provided leadership and vision to a team of student affairs, residential life, and mental health professionals. In 2015, NASPA, a national organization for Student Affairs Administrators, awarded Tammy it's “Outstanding Professional in Graduate and Professional Student Services.” In 2016, she received the Outstanding Young Lawyer Award from the Hillsborough County Bar Association and the Business Observer’s top 40 under 40. She speaks and writes on the subjects of transformative learning theory, education law and policy, constitutional law and the modern Civil Rights Movement, and diversity and inclusion with a special focus on implicit bias. Formerly, an Assistant State Attorney in the Child Welfare Division of the 6th Judicial Circuit’s State Attorney’s Office, Tammy is a member of both the Florida Bar and American Bar Association, as well past member of the Board of Directors for the Hillsborough County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division. She is also a graduate of Leadership Tampa's 2014 Class.
Finding balance in community, service, and the arts, she actively engages in pro bono work and commits herself to making Tampa Bay a better place through social justice advocacy initiatives. In addition, Tammy is President of the Gasparilla International Film Festival where her passion is bring films to the Tampa Bay area that serve as an educational tool for personal growth and transformation.
Tammy double majored in Criminology and Government & World Affairs, receiving dual BA and BS degrees from the University of Tampa. She received her JD from Stetson University College of Law.
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