As the NTCA Grant Framework Manager, Tara develops critical collaborative relationships. She works to convene and participate with partners such as but not limited to, NTCA committees, NTCA Board of Directors, TBID members, Placer County staff and Board of Supervisors, and other key stakeholders such as federal, state, regional and local agencies and public. She is responsible for managing key funding strategies and opportunities to fulfill community projects in the NTCA’s Community Vitality and Economic Health Investment Program. She has a background in Sustainable Tourism and Conservation Biology. She loves to travel and has spent most of her life abroad.