Tamra L. Goldsmith

Ms. Goldsmith joined the Office of Law Enforcement/ Federal Air Marshal Service (OLE/FAMS) in May 2002. Currently assigned as the Supervisory Air Marshal in Charge (SAC) at the Transportation Security Operations Section (TSOC), she supervises senior level managers responsible for a watch floor that provides 24/7 situational awareness for transportation-related incidents by monitoring aviation, surface, rail, mass transit, and maritime transportation activity nationwide. SAC Goldsmith is also currently participating in the Transportation Security Administration's Senior Leadership Development Program.

Ms. Goldsmith began her career with the FAMS at the Orlando Field Office in May 2002 where she flew missions and later served as an Assistant Operations Officer and a Physical Training
Coordinator. In 2005, she was selected for a lateral position with the Information Coordination Section (ICS). In 2006, she was selected for promotion to Supervisory Federal Air Marshal
(SFAM) at the Atlanta Field Office and managed a squad of 20 mission FAMs. She also served as SFAM within the ICS from 2008-2010 where she managed up to 30 FAMs assigned to the Transportation Investigations Branch (TIB) and the Counterterrorism Branch (CTB) units.

Ms. Goldsmith was selected for promotion in 2010 to Assistant Supervisory Air Marshal in Charge (ASAC) within ICS where she supervised the TIB and the CTB units and managed the FAMS/JTTF Program, Special Mission Coverage Program and Tactical Information Sharing System (TISS) Program. In 2011, she was reassigned to the Office of the Director as the Staff
SAC where she supervised 5 Supervisory Federal Air Marshals (SFAMs) while providing direct administrative support to the Director's Executive Staff. She oversaw the management and administration of the financial and operational functions within the Office of the Director, the OLE/FAMS Tasking Section, and the Law Enforcement Culture Section. She also served as the Office Emergency Coordinator for OLE/FAMS Headquarters. In 2013, Ms. Goldsmith was selected as the Deputy SAC at the Washington Field Office where she supervised 3 ASACs and
24 SFAMs overseeing mission operations, training, Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response (VIPR) operations, and administrative actions at the largest FAMS field office.

Prior to joining the Federal Air Marshal Service, Ms. Goldsmith served eight years with the Virginia Beach Police Department. She was a Master Police Officer and worked in several units
to include patrol, mountain bikes and motors. She was certified as a breath technician, a radar operator, a Field Training Officer, a School Resource Officer and was part of the Community
Policing Unit. Ms. Goldsmith holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Graphic Design from Radford University in Radford, Virginia, where she played Division One basketball on a full athletic scholarship.

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