Tara Acoose-Barreno
Director, National Training Programs
PQA Testing
Regina, Saskatchewan


Tara is a member of the Zagime Anishinabek First Nation in Treaty 4 Territory. She has recently joined PQA Testing, a national IT company that is committed to providing training and career opportunities for Indigenous peoples throughout the country. Tara has held previous roles with the Provincial and Federal governments, serving in various capacities, and is known for achieving results through strong collaboration, humble inquiry and the inclusion of Indigenous perspectives. Tara holds a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science) and a Master’s of Public Administration.