Margot Parrot is a retired attorney and is currently an Adjunct Professor of Law at Western New England University School of Law, teaching in the LLM Program in Estate Planning and Elder Law. She was appointed to the Commission in November, 2012, by the Caucus of Women Legislators, and she currently serves as Chair of the Commission. She previously served as Vice-chair of the Commission, Co-chair of the Legislative and Public Policy Committee and Secretary of the Commission. 

Before moving to the North Quabbin region, she served on the Amherst (MA) Finance Committee, the Amherst Representative Town Meeting, the West Tisbury (MA) Personnel Board, and on the boards of numerous community organizations, including the Amherst Area NAACP, Amherst Community Television, the Martha’s Vineyard Mediation Program and the MV Democrats. She has also served on several Democratic Town Committees and is presently on the Board of Directors of the North Quabbin Community Co-op. 

She received her B.A. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and her J.D. (magna cum laude) and L.L.M. degrees from Western New England College School of Law. She now lives on a small farm in Athol.