Tamla Tinsley

Tamla M. Tinsley

  • Administrative Coordinator, Office of the Dean
  • Tamla joined our SP2 Community in 2018 and comes with over three decades of professional experience in providing administrative and clerical support to a wide range of organizations and departments including many at Penn. She attended Fayetteville State University in Fayetteville, North Carolina and received her Business Management certificate with discipline in Human Resource Management Specialist from Griffin Technical College in Griffin, Georgia.

    In addition, she has extensive experience as a business consultant, providing mobile notary, executive assistant, and document preparation services for Philadelphia-based small and minority women-owned businesses in various industries, with special attention to organizations that coordinate expungement clinics.

    During her continued advocacy in community & civic engagement, Tamla was appointed ‘judge of elections’ in the 40th Ward, 12th Division. Since 2018 she has also been noted block captain/organizer and helps seniors in her community.

    Tamla has been a volunteer for the Mayor’s Commission on Literacy© and Career Wardrobe© and is a member of the National Notary Association©, Society for Human Resource Management©, Women Business Development Center-East©, and Urban League of Philadelphia.

    Tamla raised three children to adulthood and now resides in the Bartram’s Garden section of Philadelphia. She enjoys a wide range of music, cultural events, and exhibits (e.g., museum crawls) and being spiritually healthy through yoga practice.




    3701 Locust Walk, Caster Building
    Philadelphia, PA 19104





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