CSN Acting President, Dr. Margo Martin

CSN Acting President Margo Martin 

Dr. Margo L. Martin is the acting president and CEO of the College of Southern Nevada. She joined CSN in 2017 as Vice President for Academic Affairs and took over as acting president February 2018. Prior to arriving at CSN, she held faculty and administrative positions for more than 25 years at Florida State College at Jacksonville, most recently Associate Provost and Dean of Academic Engagement.

A Texas native, Dr. Martin received bachelor’s degrees in English and Earth Science from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas, a master’s degree in English from the same university, and a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville.

Since arriving at CSN, Dr. Martin has focused on the importance of student success and completion, the critical nature of assessment, and active engagement in the community that both she and CSN serve.

She works closely with all of CSN’s southern Nevada community partners in education, including the Clark County School District, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada State College and others.

Her professional associations have included the National Council of Instructional Administrators, Learn to Read, Inc., Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) Jacksonville, and many others. Her most recent commitment is to serve as a mentor to students enrolled in Nevada Promise. 

Dr. Martin enjoys the wonderful outdoor opportunities southern Nevada offers and looks forward to sharing them with Dr. Kathryn Logvin, her partner of 23 years.