Ashland resident Margaret Humphrey earned a B.A. from Hanover College, followed by a M.S. in Applied Economics and a M.S.W. in Program Evaluation from the University of Michigan. A life long learner, Margaret has a passion for education and broadening access to higher education for underserved and non-traditional students.
Margaret has worked in both the private and public sectors in the areas of project management, software implementations, contract negotiations and management and technical consulting. She worked for over 15 years in the State of Washington Community College System including the Washington Community College Computing Consortium and Cascadia Community College.
A Spanish speaker, Margaret has lived and worked in Argentina, Brazil, and Colombia and traveled extensively in Central and South America. She moved to Ashland in 2000 and worked for Plexis Healthcare Systems and Fly Water Travel.
An active member of the Ashland AAUW endowment committee, Margaret also helps Latino students make connections and work through the complicated admissions and financial aid processes. In her spare time, Margaret enjoys traveling, hiking, kayaking, x-country skiing and being outdoors in nature. Margaret also serves on the board of the Klamath Bird Observatory (KBO).