iWIST Director of Membership | IT Portfolio Manager, BC Transit

Tara Dunning

In her current role, Tara introduces IT Portfolio Management governance at BC Transit, as well as project management standards for technology projects. Tara’s career started in corporate finance and planning, but moved into technology. She moved her way up from Provincial Treasury to capital programs and writing business cases, and finally to an ERP Project Director.

Tara started down the path of engineering in high school when she participated in an applied engineering prep program, but studied economics at university. She’s been making her way back into the STEM world ever since. Tara holds a Bachelor of Economics, a Masters Certificate in Project Management, and an MBA.

To date, Tara has served on the board of directors at Habitat Acquisition Trust, chairing their fundraising and communication committee, and on the board of directors at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club, chairing their Membership Committee and their Membership Development Committee. She is now is pleased to join the iWIST board.