Tina is a human resources and payroll professional. With a vast background in human resources, benefits, and payroll administration, she has most recently worked at leading research organizations such as the Urban Institute and Pew Charitable Trusts. Originally from Indiana, she has lived most of her adult life in the eastern part of the U.S. having previously lived several years in New York and currently residing for many years in the Washington DC metro area. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from Saint Mary’s College (Notre Dame, IN) with a triple minor in Philosophy, Women’s Studies and Justice Education. Tina has a passion for supporting causes that advocate for climate justice, racial justice, and gender equity. She hopes to pursue either a master’s degree in human resource management or a Master of Legal Studies in employment law soon. As someone with a variety of interests, she enjoys seeing what new things life has to offer. Tina is a proud left-handed foodie, an enthusiast of everything kitchen related, a film, tv & theater fan, and a self-proclaimed PBS nerd. She loves people and with whatever challenges that life may bring, she always sees her glass as half full.