Ms. Tammy Blackburn joined the Michigan Department of State Police (MSP) in 2012 with the Criminal Justice Information Center (CJIC) as a Training Developer. After three years in her role, she was ready to broaden her knowledge and skills within the MSP. In 2016, she joined the Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division where she serves as the project manager for the Great Lakes Homeland Security Training Conference and Expo, Pet Preparedness Program, Statewide Tornado Drill and co- project manager to the annual Prepare Fair.

She currently serves on the Michigan Committee for Severe Weather Awareness (MCSWA), Statewide Tornado Drill Committee, and Do1Thing Committee.