Tammy Hettinger

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Tammy Hettinger

Director, Global Member Development & Engagement


Tammy Hettinger joined Humentum in May 2017 as the director of global member development and engagement with 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. In her role, she oversees membership and member services around the world. She is focused on creating opportunities for members to increase their involvement with the Humentum community and expanding the organization’s reach in the international NGO community.

Before joining us, Tammy worked at worked at two member organizations: TechnoServe, where she was director of annual fund and development operations from 2013-2017; and the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs as development manager from 2004-2006. She also served on the steering committee of the Minnesota International NGO Network from 2007- 2010. Tammy graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, and she holds a M.S. in Public Policy from University College London.  

Q + A

What is your favorite ice cream flavor? Or dessert in general?

My favorite ice cream flavor is chocolate fudge. 

What are your favorite hobbies outside of work?

I enjoy spending time with my two children and reading a good book.  

Describe your ideal weekend.

My ideal weekend would be spent at the beach taking long walks, watching the sunset, and drinking wine.