About Tanya Tarr is the Director of Legislative and Political Mobilization for the Texas American Federation of Teachers. She also worked as a political analyst for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, and as Data Manager for Working America. She is a veteran of local, state and federal electoral campaigns.
Tanya is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and the H. John Heinz III Graduate School of Public Policy and Management. Tanya was a Rising Star award winner (2009) by Campaigns and Elections’ Politics Magazine, recognizing people under 35 years old who have made a significant mark in political consulting or advocacy.