Prior to joining The Conservation Foundation in 2009, Tara Neff worked for Will County as their environmental educator and Service, Inc. as their Local Interagency Council/ Public Awareness Coordinator. As the Water Resource Assistant, Tara provides administrative oversight and support for: the DuPage County water quality education contract and environmental education programs at McDonald Farm, DuPage River Salt Creek Workgroup, Lower DuPage River Watershed Coalition, Blackberry Creek and Ferson-Otter Creek Watershed groups. Tara has a deep-rooted love of the outdoors and is a dog person who likes movies with unambiguous happy endings. What makes Tara tick? Food.