Loving wife and mother of four, born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tameka is a well known advocate for women, children and their families. She has spent her career fighting for Nevada working families.
Tameka’s experience began as a parent at the Head Start Acelero Learning Clark County program in 2007. Tameka quickly became engaged and is one of the most vocal advocates on the importance of Head Start, continued funding, and closing the achievement gap.
Her position on several mission driven organizations allows her to continue to advocate for the issues that matter to her most. She previously sat as the Parliamentarian of Region IX Head Start Association where she is still a member; Chairperson of Acelero Learning Clark County Board of Directors; a Board Member of The Southern Nevada Association for the Education of the Young Child; Board Member of T.U.L.I.P.S. Teaching and Uniting Ladies to Inspire Positive Success; the Vice Chairperson of the North Las Vegas Library Board of Trustees; Committee member of Children’s Advocacy Alliance Strong Start ; Ambassador for Make it Work Nevada; Member of Urban League Young Professionals; former Member of the (SOT) School Organizational Team for Canyon Springs and Sedway; current member of SOT at Jim Bridger; and Parent advisor for Aspen Institute in the initiative for post secondary success for parents.
She also works with Three Square, Vegas Roots Community Garden and the Double Up Food Bucks to advocate for food security.
Tameka is the Director of Mentorship For TULIPS and also a program instructor with After School All Stars where she mentors youth to inspire positive success throughout life.
Tameka earned her Associate’s Degree at College of Southern Nevada and has acquired extensive training in governance and (DEI) Diversity Equity Inclusion. She hopes to not only inspire but to empower families to be their child’s first teacher and strongest advocate. Tameka Henry is self-sacrifices and generously gives her time to promote the welfare of Las Vegas families.