Deputy Executive Director / CAO
Tammy Townsend is a dedicated leader serving as the Deputy Executive Director/Chief Administrative Officer of Fresno Housing. Tammy has a wealth of fiscal management and compliance experience. She joins Fresno Housing from the Fresno Unified School District where she served as the Executive Officer of State and Federal Programs. In her role at FUSD, Tammy was responsible for the development of the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP), fiscal management and compliance for the District’s Federal funding.
Tammy has been a resident of Fresno for more than 30 years and has focused much of this time engaging with the Fresno community. Prior to moving to Fresno in 1990, Tammy graduated from California State University, Chico, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.
Tammy and her husband Kevin have four adult children. In her free time, Tammy enjoys time with her family, traveling, reading, fishing and gardening.