Tara Borland

Program Manager, Fairbanks

(907) 474-7014

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PO Box 755040
Fairbanks, Alaska 99775-5040

Tara Borland

Alaska Sea Grant role

Work in conjunction with Alaska Sea Grant director, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska Fairbanks, and National Sea Grant to meet program needs and goals. Manage Fairbanks office. Oversee financial operations. Member of management team. Joined Alaska Sea Grant in June 2016.


  • M.S. Chemical Oceanography, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • B.S. Marine Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey


Many years of experience with research, research administration, budgets and proposals.

What I do when I am not at Sea Grant

I spend most of my down time with my two sons Bobby and Cal. In the winter we enjoy skiing, skijoring, and curling. In the summer, if we are not at the baseball fields you can find us floating in our kayaks.