Margaret Spellings

President and CEO

Texas 2036

MARGARET SPELLINGS serves as president and CEO of Texas 2036, a non-partisan, non-profit organization building long-term, data-driven strategies to secure Texas’ prosperity through Texas’ bicentennial and beyond. In addition, she currently serves as co-chair of the Future of Tech Commission, an independent and bipartisan working group of civic leaders developing a comprehensive, inclusive tech policy agenda for the nation; a board member of The Texas Tribune, Dallas Regional Chamber and Charter 100; an advisory board member for the University of Virginia’s Karsh Institute of Democracy; and a member of UT Southwestern President’s Advisory Board. Previously, she served as the U.S. Secretary of Education and White House Chief Domestic Policy Advisor under President George W. Bush, president of the University of North Carolina System, and president of the George W. Bush Presidential Center.