Peggy received her Bachelor of Science in Sociology and Education from Hampton University in Virginia and Masters of Social Welfare from the University of Denver. She had a distinguished 24 year career in Oakland, CA with the Children’s Hospital Oakland retiring as the Senior Administrator for Community Health and Governmental and Community Affairs. Her extensive hospital management training included such areas as problem solving and decision making and was a Fellow at the Advocacy Institute in Washington, DC. Peggy relocated to her native Greenville SC in 2003. In Greenville, Peggy has served as a member of the Sterling Land Trust Board of Directors, Greenville Habitat for Humanity’s Board, staffs a food bank and is a volunteer driver for Road to Recovery, a transportation program for cancer patients to receive treatment. She is on the board of directors with New Horizon Family Health Center, The Piedmont Health Foundation and since 2012 has been on the Cancer Survivors Park Alliance Board of directors serving as secretary and chair of the membership committee. She is currently board chair for Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County. Peggy is married to Charles Baxter and is a deacon at Long Branch Baptist Church.