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Staff Picture Tamera Johnson, M. ED, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, IPMA-SCP
Dept: HR


Tamera joined the City of Shawnee in October of 2001. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Education from Oklahoma Baptist University and a Masters degree in Education from University Of Central Oklahoma. She taught in the Shawnee Public Schools for 15 years, worked as a claims examiner at Mutual of Omaha and was the Deputy City Clerk for the City of Woodward.

Tamera is the 2nd Vice President for the Oklahoma Publie Employee Relations Association, a member of NPELRA and a member of SHRM. She obtained her National SPHR certification in December of 2014 and her SHRM-SCP certification in January of 2015. Tamera is married and has 4 children.
Staff Picture Terry Cook
Dept: HR

Position: Mgr. Safety & Risk Management

joined the City of Shawnee on June 30, 2003. Terry was born and raised in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Terry graduated from Shawnee High School in 1977. He also graduated with an Associate of Science degree from Seminole State Junior College in 1979. Terry attended some college at East Central and Oklahoma Universities. He has been in the safety field for 31 years both in the public and private sector. He has a Safety and Health Specialists Certified Program certificate from Oklahoma State University and an Advance Safety Certificate from the National Safety Council. Terry is married with 3 daughters, 1 son, 1 stepdaughter, 1 stepson, and 2 baby granddaughters. He loves the safety field and love to teach safety to other people. His ultimate goal in the safety field is to reduce accidents to an ultimate low for the City of Shawnee. His ultimate objective is to make sure that all employees have the tools they need to do their job and to go home with the same 10 fingers and toes they came to work with at the start of the day. Terry has an open door policy and want the employees to be able to express their feelings and concerns to me in order to provide a safe workplace for all of our employees.