Margaret is a seasoned advocate and leader in social justice work with a B.A. in Sociology and an M.A. in Political Science. She has led WV FREE since 2002 when she began to expand reproductive health, rights and justice work in her home state. She has received recognition for her work, including a “Woman of Vision” award from Gloria Steinem through the Ms. Foundation for Women. Her career has been varied, from serving in AmeriCorps, working with the Lummi Nation in Washington, to teaching Political Science in WV. She deeply values working in coalition and is called upon regularly to speak around the state and country. When not working for social and reproductive justice, Margaret enjoys spending time with her family traveling or exploring the mountains and streams of WV, her home state.