Interim Academic Dean, SCTCC
Tarryl Clark attended Drake University and graduated with a B.A. in Sociology. She later earned a Master's Degree in Education from Arizona State University. In 1992, she graduated cum laude from the William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota, and she is a licensed attorney. Tarryl developed the Young Adult Program at the Center for Youth Resources to help teenagers and young mothers develop needed job & family skills. Working with the Land of Lakes Girl Scouts, she developed a teen outreach program to mentor young girls. She was a Program Coordinator at the YWCA, and a founding member of Central Minnesota's Habitat for Humanity. She became the organization's first director, growing the volunteer base from 0 to 400. She and her husband remain active with Habitat.
As Executive Director of the Minnesota Community Action Partnership from 1998 to 2006, Clark worked with Community Action agencies and Head Start Programs across Minnesota. She is returning to the LEAF board for a second set of terms beginning in 2014.