Barbara Taha joined the Board of the Revenue Authority of Prince George’s County in 2007 and was reappointed in 2009. Barbara has served on the Finance Committee since 2011. Additionally she was appointed and chaired the Contracts and Policy Committee in 2012 and in fulfilling the Revenue Authority mission statement, championed and advocated that Revenue Authority contracts be awarded to eligible county residents and businesses thus facilitating the economic growth of the residents of Prince George’s County.
Prior to joining the Board, from 2003 to 2007 she served as Commissioner on the Commission for Women of Prince George’s County--an advocate for issues affecting women. During this time the Commission conducted Health and Financial Forums, Voter Education workshops and reestablished the Women’s Resource Center for Prince George’s County.
She is now the Volunteer Coordinator for which she recruits and processes ‘skilled volunteers’ for the Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB), the largest non-profit food resource and distribution center in the metropolitan area serving Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties, District of Columbia and Northern Virginia. CAFB recruited 21,000 volunteers for 2012 for a savings of over $2.2 million and continuously recruit volunteers at the Capital Area Food Bank (www.CapitalAreaFoodBank.org).
Barbara is a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and a Board member of the League of Women Voters in Prince George’s County.
Barbara received a BA degree in Finance and retired from the U.S. Treasury Department as a Program Analyst.