Our Treasurer

Tara L. Thomas, MGT


Professional Experience

  • January 2000 - Present : Treasurer, County of Gloucester
  • April 1996 - September 1999: 
    • Assistant Vice President
    • Commonwealth Information Services
    • Newport News, Virginia
  • June 1993 - April 1996: 
    • Cybernetics
    • Sales Assistant
    • Yorktown, Virginia

Professional Affiliations

  • Treasurers’ Association of Virginia, Past President 
  • Virginia Association of Locally Elected Constitutional Officers, Member
  • Virginia Government Finance Officers’ Association, Member

Community Affiliations

  • Severn Republican Women, Treasurer
  • Gloucester County Republican Committee, Member
  • Gloucester Educational Foundation, Treasurer
  • Zion United Methodist Church, Pianist/Organist
  • Gloucester Community Foundation, Former Director
  • International Order of Job’s Daughters, Past Bethel Guardian and Majority Member
  • Peninsula Community Theatre, Former Board Member and Treasurer

Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance - May 1992
    College of William and Mary
         Williamsburg, Virginia
  • Master Governmental Treasurer Certification -
    Fall 2002, Re-certified 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018
    Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at University of Virginia
         Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Virginia Government Finance Officers’ Association Certificate - August 2006
  • Virginia Government Accounting Certificate - November 2019


Awards

  • Recipient of 2016 Treasurers’ Association of Virginia Commonwealth Award
  • Recipient of 2005 Treasurers’ Association of Virginia Treasurer of the Year Award
  • Recipient of 2005 Outstanding Youth Advocate Award from Gloucester County Youth Commission
  • Recipient of 2002 Treasurers’ Association of Virginia President’s Award
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