Marcie is a 1972 graduate from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She has been a long term resident of Colorado and moved to Aspen full time in 1993. Her civic responsibility is highlighted by the multitude of voluntary work and board leadership roles she has had. She continues to serve the Roaring Fork Valley in numerous volunteer management capacities. Currently she serves on the Aspen Community Foundation Board. She also was a long-term Board Member of the Aspen Music Festival and School. Nationally, she serves on the Board of General Service Foundation (private family foundation) where she volunteered as a Program Officer from 1985 - 1995.
Her career spanning interest in social justice issues was motivation for her service on various Boards during the mid 1980s through the early 1990s. During this period she was a Board Member on Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains (Denver), The Center for Reproductive Rights (New York), the Alan Guttmacher Institute (New Tork), and the International Project Assistance Service (Chapel Hill). Marcie also served on various affinity groups at the Council on Foundations and Global Fund for Women (founding group). Even today there is still a justice overlay to the issues she cares about including, but not limited to, immigrant rights, racial and gender issues, and the environment. Marcie and her husband, Robert Musser, are avid road bikers, Nordic and uphill skiers, and travelers.