About MDE

Tammy Funk

Tammy Funk is the Human Resources Director for the Minnesota Department of Education. She is responsible for providing leadership and oversight of human resources and agency services functions.

Tammy comes to the department with extensive experience in public sector human resources with over 19 years of professional leadership experience.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in management, and is a Senior Certified Professional (SCP) through the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). Tammy believes in ongoing professional development and seeks opportunities to further her knowledge, skills and abilities.

Tammy understands employees are an organization’s greatest asset and strives to provide an inclusive and welcoming environment where employees are valued and empowered to do their best work in fulfilling the agency’s mission.