relocated to Okemos in 2008 along with her husband, Chris, and their two sons, Evan and Phill. She has enjoyed working on various volunteer projects in the district, including the Hiawatha Science Fair and the Okemos Music Patrons Spaghetti Dinner, has served on the PTO boards of both Hiawatha and Kinawa, and served four years on the Okemos District Parent Council (president 2013-2015). Martha received an undergraduate degree from Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Washington in Seattle. Her husband, Chris Buck, is the Economic Development Director for Meridian Township and principal of CJBuck Consulting in Okemos. Martha joined the OEF Board in 2013 and served as Board Chair from 2014-2018. She continues to advocate for public school funding through her role as Coordinator of the Michigan Education Foundation, a network of Michigan K-12 public school foundations.