Tara Setmayer is a member of the national advisory council of the Project 21 black leadership network and is the communications director for Congressman Dana Rohrabacher.
Before joining Rep. Rohrabacher, she served as a media commentator and political consultant based in Washington, D.C., appearing regularly on National Public Radio, Fox News Channel, and CNN. She has also appeared on ABC’s 20/20, Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher and HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher. Setmayer has been featured in several local and national publications including The Wall Street Journal, The Hill Newspaper and Ebony Magazine.
Setmayer has also served as a political trainer for GOPAC, a conservative organization specializing in educating, organizing and training grassroots Republicans aspiring to run for public office across the country.
Setmayer was formerly a research fellow and communications specialist for the Coalition on Urban Renewal & Education (CURE), a non-profit organization that provides national dialogue on how social policies impact America’s inner cities and the poor. Setmayer attended The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., majoring in Political Science with a focus on public policy and Journalism.
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