About ICF

Tara Hamilton

Director, Technical Writing and Editing
Tara Hamilton is a technical writer and editor with more than 25 years of experience helping colleagues and clients communicate clearly and accurately.

Tara is a document publication domain lead, project manager, and senior technical editor with more than two decades of experience in technical writing and editing for federal, state, and local agencies and nonprofit organizations. She has an advanced understanding of document production, including developing and using document styles and templates, formatting, and writing guidance.

Tara leads a team of editors and document publication specialists who develop, refine, and publish environmental and human health content on topics such as toxicity and exposure assessments, toxicology, air and water quality, disaster preparedness and resilience efforts, transportation policies and programs, climate adaptation and mitigation initiatives, energy infrastructure projects, and ecosystem services.

Tara’s strategic communication experience includes writing, editing, and publishing science-, policy-, and technology-based research, such as reports documenting results of significant research studies, scientific articles in trade and research journals, regulatory reports, technical manuals, and public outreach promotional materials. Tara has edited publications for many federal clients, such as the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Energy, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Transportation, and the National Park Service. Earlier professional work includes positions in the publishing and land conservation fields.

  • M.S., University of Vermont
  • B.S., Hampshire College