Marshall has been a member of the Board since 2000. He began his relationship with the Craft School in the 1950's as a student at Shelburne Central School. In those days all art classes for the public school were taught at the Craft School.
Marshall grew up on Shelburne Farms and started doing chores at the age of 3. After attending college at Wesleyan and UVM, he came back to work on the Farm full time. In 1972 he and his siblings founded the non-profit organization which owns and operates Shelburne Farms today. Over the course of his years there he has held many jobs including: field hand, cheese maker, sugar maker, Buildings and Grounds Manager, Special Projects Coordinator and currently Carbon Drawdown Coordinator.
A lifelong photographer, Marshall started the Lenses on the Land at the Farm which has grown into an enthusiastic community of dozens of photographers. Many of his images can be seen in Farm publications. He dabbles in woodworking, specializing in chainsaw carpentry (bet you didn’t know that was a profession!). He continues to pursue his favorite sports, snow and water skiing. He has served on the boards of the Shelburne Library and All Souls Interfaith Gathering, where he sings in the choir.
Marshall lives on Shelburne Farms with his wife Kate, one of Shelburne’s representatives in Montpelier.