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Margaret Higgins, Executive Director, MBA, PhD

Fueled by her passionate belief in equality for all women in all walks of life, Margaret entered the field of Behavioral Health in 2005 as the Executive Director of The Haven. Margaret believes that without health and without education, women cannot move ahead in life and she has spent the last 12 years leading an agency devoted to helping women live healthy, substance-free lives.

Prior to working in the field of women and health, Margaret worked with an agency dedicated to public television audience analysis, and as a result, had the good fortune to travel the nation working with PBS, CPB and many public television stations as they assessed their programs in light of their audiences. Margaret has also taught Management and Communication at universities in several different countries. Her fields of interest lie in managerial and philanthropic decision-making and in information and communication.

Margaret holds a Bachelor of Arts, a Graduate diploma in Information Sciences, a Master’s Degree in Commerce, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and a PhD in Communication. Margaret has held the Chair of the Pima County/Tucson Commission on Addiction Prevention and Treatment. She is the Treasurer of the Behavioral Health Coalition, and she is the Mayor’s representative on the Pima County/Tucson Women’s Commission.