Tara Owens was sworn-in as a member of Onondaga Community College’s Board of Trustees during its monthly meeting May 9. She is Director of Risk management and Compliance at Empower Federal Credit Union where she has worked since 2003. Owens has also worked at FiServ, Inc., and Chase Manhattan Bank. She earned a bachelor’s in Business Management from Ithaca College.
Owens was appointed by Onondaga County Executive Joanne M. Mahoney. She replaces Dr. Gary R. Livent who served 18 years on the board. He was granted Trustee Emeritus Status last November.