Tara Clark, Mayor

Appointed Mayor in 2021
Committee Term: 2019 to 2021

Also appointed to the following Standing Committees:

  • Economic Development
  • Land Use Board
  • Library Commission
  • Environmental Commission & Green Team
  • Finance & Central Purchasing
  • Recreation Advisory Committee
  • Swim Club


  • Hazlet PTO
  • Police Dept.


About Tara Clark

Tara Clark was elected to the Hazlet Township Committee in 2018. During her tenure, Clark has served on the Communications Committee, Environmental Commission, and Library Commission. Prior to being elected to the Township Committee, she served on the legal team of Residents Against Giant Electric (RAGE), a community organization that successfully defeated a controversial monster power line project.

Clark earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from St. John’s University and worked in public accounting and in private industry as a CPA and CMA. Later in her career, she earned a Masters Degree in Elementary Education from Monmouth University. She has worked as an educator in the East Brunswick Public School system for the past 24 years.

Tara Clark and her husband Walter have three daughters, Meghan, Delaney, and Brianna.