External Affairs Manager

EDUCATION:  Margaret attended the University of Southern Maine where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work.  She continued her education at the University of Utah, where she received a Master’s degree in Social Work in 2006.

WORK HISTORY: Margaret moved to Oregon in 2007, and has since held various roles in economic and project development, community organization, and project management.  Through her roles as Grant Writer and Development Director at Oregon Coast Community Action (ORCCA), she wrote over $7 million in successful grant proposals.  Following the birth of her daughter, Elle, Margaret began providing consulting services for CCD Business Development Corporation for grant and loan proposal writing for various infrastructure and community facility projects.  Margaret later began working full time with CCD Business Development Corp. as the Community Development Director for Coos and Curry Counties.

FAMILY: Margaret has a daughter Elle, who has been keeping her on her toes since the day she was born. 

HOBBIES: Time with family and friends, playing piano and ukulele, painting, sand boarding, hiking, running, and cooking

E-mail: mbarber@portofcoosbay.com