Tania Taranovski is the Director of Programs at Farm to Institution New England. In this role, Tania leads FINE’s farm and sea to campus program and food service program, in addition to playing a senior role in operations, strategy and management for FINE. Tania comes to FINE with extensive experience in nonprofit program leadership, environmental conservation, and food system strategies, with a major focus on sustainable seafood. Most recently, Tania worked as a strategic advisor for the International Pole & Line Foundation, advising their organization through targeted fundraising from diverse funders. Previously, she has served as the Director of Programs and Operations for the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at the New England Aquarium, and the Sustainable Seafood Programs Director at the Aquarium. In these roles, Tania led the Aquarium’s seafood programs, cultivated new corporate partnerships, and oversaw public outreach and education programs. Tania also served as a board member of the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative and steering committee member of the Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions. A transplant from Washington State, she moved to New England to pursue her bachelor of science degree in biology and environmental studies from Tufts University. She and her family live in Weymouth, Massachusetts, where she volunteers for community organizations, tends her backyard garden, and spends as much time as possible in, on, or near the water.