Tara has served on the Yorba Linda City Council since she was elected in November 2016. In December 2018, Tara was unanimously voted to serve as Mayor of Yorba Linda. At the age of 25, Tara made history as the youngest female Mayor in California history and in United States history for a city of 30,000 or more.
Tara’s leadership and accomplishments led her being named one of the OC Register’s Top 100 Most Influential People in Orange County.
Tara was born and raised in Yorba Linda. She graduated from the University of Southern California with a Masters in Public Administration, a Certificate of Public Policy, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Broadcast & Digital Journalism.