Commissioner Jimmy Tarlau

Jimmy Tarlau is a resident of Mount Rainier where he has been a member of the City Council since 2007. He is a graduate of Princeton University and holds a Masters of Arts degree from Villanova University in Computer Science and from Rutgers University in Labor Relations. He is married to the musician, Jodi Beder, and has two grown children Ananta and Becky. He is the Assistant to the Vice President of the Communications Workers of America. His responsibilities include negotiating collective bargaining contracts, lobbying, political activity and organizing.