Tara is pursuing her Master's of Public Administration in the School of Government at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and works as a research assistant for the EFC at UNC. Her research is focused on stormwater. She is interested in government management and how it relates to environmental issues in local communities. Tara graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in May 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and minors in Social and Economic Justice and Classical Humanities. When she is not in school or at work she enjoys drawing, reading, and taking care of her cat.