Tara White serves as an Administrative Specialist in the Administrative Team for the Community and Clinical Connections for Prevention and Health Branch. In this role she provides administrative and program assistance to the Administrative Manager and provides support for the Branch staff. Her duties include processing purchase orders, reconciliation of Branch invoices, monitoring invoice payments and maintaining the Eat Smart, Move More Leadership Team database. Tara also provides support to the Branch Manager in the development and revision of programs for state and local governmental agencies, partners, schools and community organizations. She provides desktop support to Branch staff as well.
Prior to joining the Physical Activity and Nutrition Branch, Tara worked as the Procurement Analyst for SpectraSite Communications, Technical Editor for ARCADIS G&M and Office Automation Assistant within the United States Department of Agriculture. Tara holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Education with a concentration in Information Technologies from East Carolina University. She has a daughter named Ameerah, twins named Kendre and Samaya, and two dogs, a poodle named Sassy and a Rottweiler named Crixus.