Tamisha was born in Boston, Massachusetts and lives in Stoughton, Massachusetts with her husband James Civil of 14 years and their 8-year-old son Aaron. Tamisha graduated from Dover-Sherborn Regional High School. After high school, Tamisha attended Johnson & Wales University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing. Tamisha was fortunate to attend and graduated from Northeastern University with a Master's degree in Criminal Justice and Leadership.
Tamisha worked for the Criminal Justice system for the last 7 years. Tamisha worked for the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office as a Victim Witness Advocate in Suffolk Superior Court. Tamisha is currently an Associate Probation Officer with the Massachusetts Probation Services. She expanded her interest and passion for helping others by taking a position as a Legal Advocate for Finex House Domestic Violence Shelter to help women and children impacted by domestic violence.
Community service has always been at the center of her life. Tamisha decided to create and host a radio broadcast that focuses on Social issues impacting people in the community. The broadcast is called Voice of Reason Boston, which provides a platform for community leaders and organizations in the City of Boston and Greater Boston area to spread awareness and advocate for resources.
Tamisha is one of three children, the first Haitian-American generation to graduate from college with a graduate degree. Her parents are Haitian immigrants who came to the United States to live the American dream. Tamisha believes her faith has helped shape her every step of the way.
Tamisha was reappointed on January 1, 2020 as Commissioner for the Eastern Regional Commission on the Status of Women. She’s currently a Girl Scout Troop Leader in Stoughton, Massachusetts, a member of the Parent Council Committee at Joseph R. Dawe, Jr. Elementary School and a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Tamisha's drive and passion for others makes her an ideal candidate to represent your district.