Margaret Park grew up in Lewiston, New York. A 1999 graduate of Pittsburgh Theological Seminary (PTS) with a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree, Margaret Park works for the Office of Human Services, Allegheny County. As a recovery specialist in the Wellness Initiative Project, her work responsibilities include training and community organization work. Currently, she is enrolled in the Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) program at PTS with a focus on science and theology. As of the fall of 2014, she is about half way through the program.