Annette Tagliareni serves as the Executive Assistant to the Executive Director of the Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council.

Throughout her career, Annette has held administrative and supervisory positions in the legal, education, and technology fields. Before joining the Highlands Council staff, she was an administrative assistant for St. John Neumann parish in Califon; prior to that, she worked as a supervisor and trainer for Newark-based law firm Clapp & Eisenberg, and as an office automation specialist at Syntrex, Inc. Annette has also held positions at Gebhardt & Kiefer, P.C. in Clinton, NJ and Beneficial in Peapack, NJ.

Annette received her Executive Secretarial Certificate from Katherine Gibbs in Montclair, NJ.