Education Advisor to Gov. Gary R. Herbert

Tami Pyfer is the Education Advisor to Gov. Gary R. Herbert. Appointed in January of 2014, she advises the governor on education policy and other public and higher education issues and assists the governor as he leads his Education Excellence Commission. Previous to her appointment, Tami served four years on the State Board of Education representing Cache Valley and other northern Utah communities. For 10 years, she worked as a clinical instructor at Utah State University, teaching a variety of courses in the teacher preparation program. Tami is passionate about education and about improving experiences and outcomes for Utah’s students.