Tara Jenner came to Lee County in 2002. She is a constitutional conservative and life-long Republican. In ten years as an Air Force judge advocate, she was a prosecutor, claims officer, aircraft accident investigator, environmental expert, and Medical Law Consultant (MLC). During the time she was hospital in-house counsel to a staff of 400+ (and senior advisor to six other installations) she also trained all military MLCs. Tara spent a large portion of her childhood overseas, living in Germany, Belgium, Norway, England, Spain, and Venezuela. She has also lived in many States and Korea as a result of her military service. Her travels have made her appreciative of the United States and the free state of Florida. Tara is conversant in German and Italian, is fluent in English and Spanish, and understands a good bit of Korean. After resigning from the Air Force with the rank of Major, Tara homeschooled her children while concurrently running a business dedicated to helping children with learning disabilities and adults with traumatic brain injury. As Vice President of the Christian Home Educators of Southwest Florida she was instrumental in recruiting new members, updating the website, bringing in dynamic speakers, and inspiring membership participation. Tara actively advocates for liberty and supports Republican candidates. She is LCREC committeewoman for Precinct 214 and brings her team building, instructional, and legal skills to the Board.