May 19, 2018
Guest Speaker: Tara Samples, Candidate for Lieut. Governor of Ohio
Cleveland Metro Parks Acacia Clubhouse, 28699 Cedar Rd. Lyndhurst, Ohio 44124
Tara Samples was elected in November 2013. She is chair of the Public Utilities Committee and vice chair of the Housing Committee and serves on the Parks & Recreation and Public Service Committees.
Samples attended the University of Akron majoring in Political Science/Public Policy Management then transferring to the Academy of Court Reporting receiving her degree in Paralegal Studies with a Minor in Business Administration. Her past professional employment includes United States Postal Service; Akron Municipal Court bailiff; White Hat Management paralegal and board liaison; and Parms Law Firm office manager. Her civic memberships and affiliations include National League of Cities Public Safety & Crime Prevention Steering Committee 2014, 2016 and 2018; elected to the Ohio Delegation 2012, 2016; Ohio Democratic Party member; and National Paralegal Association member.
Samples currently serves on the NEFCO Board and is the acting Secretary/Treasurer for the Akron Bath Copley Joint Township Hospital District. Her Ward 5 meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. at EANDC, 550 S. Arlington St., or Findley CLC, 65 West Tallmadge Ave., depending upon the month. Samples also hosts a "Tea with Tara" on the first Saturday of the month from 9 to 10 a.m. at locations throughout Ward 5.
She is currently running as Lieutenant Governor of the state of Ohio.