Martha G. Taylor spent much of her career as an educator, working as a teacher and principal in Tucson for over twenty years. During that time she earned two master’s degrees in English and History from the University of Arizona and then attended and graduated from its James E. Rogers College of Law. Currently she works in the Legal Department of Tucson Unified School District as its Sr. Director of Desegregation. She has been married to her husband Abbott for 44 years, and they have two daughters, one son, and one grandson. She supports many local causes, especially those that enrich the lives of children, and enjoys traveling throughout the state, nation, and world. A life-long Arizonan, she appreciates spending time with her family, reading, playing the piano, and trying to garden in her backyard.