Tammy Loughlin  
Leadership Team
Title: Director of the Animal Shelter

Tammy Loughlin currently serves as the Director of the Animal Shelter.

Tammy has over ten years of management experience, and six years working with the Town of Westerly. She is actively engaged in her profession by being a member of the Society of Animal Welfare Administrators,  Humane Society of the United States, the Association of Professional Humane Educators, and the American Management Association.  Tammy is a Certified Humane Education Specialist.  Tammy stays abreast of current changes in her profession by attending a variety of conferences and seminars including the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Senior Officials Workshop for All-Hazards Preparedness, Managing for Productivity by the AMA, and the American Management’s Association Professionals Conference. Prior to joining the Town of Westerly, Tammy provided executive level administrative support within the Drug Safety and Pharmacological Sciences Divisions of Pfizer.  She was responsible for managing internal  and external communications, acted as the direct liaison between external consultants and the internal legal division, she performed cost analysis, ensured new employees’ compliance with training criteria during the onboarding process, managed domestic and international travel, and managed multiple budgets. 

In Tammy’s role, she is responsible for directing, managing, supervising, and coordinating the day-to-day operations of the municipal animal shelter and the low cost wellness clinic.

Tammy lives in Westerly and has three children, Bryce, Bailey and Beth.


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