Margaret (Marge) Potter has achieved statewide and regional impact through business and public policy activities. She is currently working to elevate Michigan's international transportation importance as an Executive Director of Corporate Affairs for the Continental Rail Gateway. Marge is a member of the West Michigan Policy and serves on their transportation committee. She also holds board positions at Spectrum Health Foundation, Girls Choir of West Michigan, Michigan Humanities Council, Michigan Women's Foundation and the Muskegon Museum of Art. Additionally, Marge and her husband Paul Potter endow an annual Grand Valley State University scholarship for a Grand Rapids Public Schools graduate. In 2008, Marge was awarded the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerces annual ATHENA Award. In 2010, Marge was honored by the Grand Rapids Business Journal as one of "The 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan" and was also honored by the Michigan Women's Foundation as a Women of Achievement and Courage.
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