Tara Huffman

Tara Huffman, JD, is the first Chief Program & Strategy Officer at BoardSource. In this role, Tara works to further refine and implement BoardSource’s new Theory of Change across the organization’s programs, initiatives, and products. Tara brings more than 22 years of experience in progressive leadership roles and community-centered work.

Tara is also the founder and Principal Consultant with The Advocates’ Assistant, LLC, a consulting firm that specializes in strengthening the capacity of nonprofit leaders and organizations and the philanthropic institutions that support them to advance justice and equity in the United States and beyond.

Tara is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law, a Licensed Consultant with Standards for Excellence®, a trained mediator, and a certified coach. She has received specialized training in strategic planning and leadership transitions from the Support Center for Nonprofit Management and completed the BoardSource Certificate of Nonprofit Board Consulting.

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