Tara Gibson is a nonprofit professional and a long-time and dedicated Tucsonan. She brings to the position experience at several prominent local nonprofits, including the Humane Society of Southern Arizona and Youth on Their Own. With a passion for advocacy, education, and personal growth, Tara volunteers locally with organizations including Free Mom Hugs, as membership chair for the Public Relations Society of America Southern Arizona Chapter, and leadership positions with several Parent Teacher Student Association groups. She has a degree from Arizona State University; a Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from Eller Executive Education; and will be a graduate of Greater Tucson Leadership Class of 2022. Tara has been married for ages to her husband, Dan; has two children, Jonathan and Piper; a bunny named BunBun; two rescue dogs, Buckley and Django; and the newest addition, a cat named Lady Kiki Camden.