Margaret Thaxton.Margaret Thaxton serves as the Director of Development for the Fairfax County Park Foundation.

Ms. Thaxton has over 25 years of fundraising experience with nonprofits, association political action committees and a presidential campaign. Prior to the Park Foundation, Ms. Thaxton worked for two nonprofits whose missions are to improve the lives of homeless and at-risk families and individuals.

Ms. Thaxton is a thirty- year Fairfax County resident, a community activist who currently serves on the Fairfax County Community Action Advisory Board (CAAB) and her community pool board, and a past member PTSA president. Ms. Thaxton holds a BA in History from the University of South Carolina.