Tamera is one of our first victim advocates. She conducts intake interviews and helps us decide how to best serve you. She knows this can be a very stressful time, and helps clients understand the process of the civil and criminal case.
She also served as a victim advocate for the Army, coordinating professional and support services to victims/survivors of sexual harassment and assault. She conducted professional level and administrative educational and interactive training workshops/seminars to staff, community agencies and unit leaders.
Tamera is retired from the United States Coast Guard. Following her “retirement”, her civilian career has included assignment as a Legal Assistance Paralegal in Miami, Florida; a Special Needs Coordinator in Miami, Florida; the Coast Guard Pacific Area Regional Ombudsman Coordinator in Alameda, California; and a Special Needs Coordinator, School Liaison Officer, and Ombudsman Coordinator in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Her education includes a BA from Thomas Edison State College, Paralegal Certification from Old Dominion University, and a master’s degree in behavioral health psychology from Northcentral University. Ms. Streeter completed 7 weeks of training from the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Program Academy at Fort Leavenworth, KS and the 65-hour California State Certification for trauma counseling. She is credentialed through the National Organization of Victim Advocates (NOVA) and in trauma informed yoga.
Tamera volunteers as a sexual assault victim advocate for Tri-Valley Haven in Livermore, CA and is very passionate about working with children within the foster care system as well. She has a Therapy dog named Walter, who loves to be hugged and even hugs back!