Board of Education
Margaret Marshall
Margaret Marshall, District 5
Marshall was elected to the Board of Education in 2017. A native of Lexington, North Carolina, she graduated from Wake Forest University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. She began her career as a CPA with Ernst & Whinney in Raleigh before moving to Charlotte in 1986 to work with the John Crosland Company, Centex Homes and Crosland Erwin Associates. Marshall has served as PTA president of Alexander Graham Middle and Myers Park High School, and was a founding board member of the Myers Park High School Foundation. She has also served on the board of the East Mecklenburg High School Foundation and the YMCA’s Community Impact Committee, where she led the task force to create the Howard Levine Early Childhood Development Center with the Renaissance West Community Initiative. She has tutored in math at several district elementary schools and has been active in community organizations. She and her husband, Harrison Marshall, have two daughters who are CMS graduates. Her salary as a Board of Education member is $1,574.33per month.


P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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