Mother of three boys, Northampton County Councilwoman, Union Organizer, Solar Energy Consultant, Professor of Philosophy and Published Author
Tara cares about the community because she has lived, worked and raised her children here. From Bethlehem Township, she is a graduate of Freedom High School and Moravian Theological Seminary. Tara Zrinski now resides in Hanover Township, Northampton County.
Tara was elected to Northampton County Council in 2017. On council and in the community, Tara has been an advocate for clean energy and sustainability in Pennsylvania. Previously the local coordinator for Food & Water Watch, Tara continues her bring her passion for environmental stewardship to the County as the chair of the Energy, Environment and Land Use committee as well as a liaison to the Farmland Preservation and Parks, Recreation & Open Space Advisory Board.
She is also a dedicated educator and has taught Philosophy at Northampton Community College, Lehigh County Community College and Lehigh University.
Currently, Tara is a healthcare union organizer for Service Employees International Union (SEIU) where she helps healthcare workers collective bargain for higher wages, better working conditions, benefits and training. Working with nurses and healthcare staff, Tara continues to advocate for working families and a stronger, safer community