Mayor Pro Tem Tara Campbell is an advocate for fiscal responsibility, strong leadership, and government efficiency and has long been active in a wide range of causes.
She currently works for the County of Orange as Communications Director for Supervisor Andrew Do. Previously, Mayor Pro Tem Campbell oversaw Orange County, particularly, the cities of Yorba Linda, Placentia, Brea and La Habra, for our local State Assembly Member, where she coordinated special events for over 500,000 constituents including Child Safety Fairs, Small Business Boost Seminars, Senior Health Fairs, and more.
Prior to serving on the City Council, Mayor Pro Tem Campbell was appointed unanimously to Yorba Linda’s Parks and Recreation Commission in 2015 and was immediately elected as Chair Pro Tem. She served as Chairwoman of the Commission where she prioritized revitalizing our parks and ensuring the safety of children in City parks. She also served on Yorba Linda’s Sports Advisory Committee and Yorba Linda Public Library’s One Book, One City Committee.
Mayor Pro Tem Campbell received her Master of Public Administration, along with a Certificate of Public Policy from University of Southern California (USC). She also received Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Political Science and Broadcast and Digital Journalism from USC. She is proud to bring her education back to her hometown.
Mayor Pro Tem Campbell was born and raised in Yorba Linda. She attended St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School before heading to Rosary Academy in Fullerton, where she was Captain of her CIF Semi Final basketball team and Senior Class President.
Mayor Pro Tem Campbell’s family has lived in Yorba Linda for almost 30 years. She enjoys playing basketball in Yorba Linda’s Adult Women’s Basketball League and spending time with her family, especially her nieces, Emma and Parker.