Cara is former State Chair of Students United, an independent non-profit that serves over 70,000 students attending Minnesota's seven state universities. During her term she advocated on issues of equity and inclusion, affordability and mental health services in higher education.
Cara is a past board member for Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of the Twin Cities and is dedicated to progressive work that meets the needs of all people. A graduate of Winona State University, she is currently a student in the Master of Advocacy and Political Leadership program at Metropolitan State University.
In her free time she enjoys reading, redecorating and relaxing with her kitten Gus.