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Tamara Derenak Kaufax

Lee District Representative
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Kaufax is a long-time advocate for children’s causes and education issues with 20 years of experience as a marketing professional and small business owner. She is the owner of Altamat Marketing Solutions and holds a bachelor of arts in political science and business from Pennsylvania State University. Kaufax has served with the Fairfax County Childcare Advisory Council (former chair); Superintendent’s Business and Community Advisory Council; School Board’s Advanced Academic Programs Advisory Committee; Parent Linkage Committee;  Fairfax Citizens for Better Schools Committee; Lee District Budget Advisory Council; Springfield Estates Elementary School PTA (vice president); Springfield Estates and Bush Hill Elementary Schools PTA (cultural arts chair); AGC Pre-School (board member and chair); and Make-a-Wish Foundation (wish granter).


She is the mother of two FCPS graduates. Her Board service began in January 2012. She served as Board vice chairman in 2013 and Board chairman in 2014. Tammy currently serves as the Budget chairman, previously serving in this role in 2016 immediately following a term as vice chairman. She has also served as chairman for the Governance Committee in 2017, and the Public Engagement Committee in 2012.


Current term expires 12/31/23