Ann McCracken is a long time member and former chair of Common Cause North Carolina. Now retired, she was an English Instructor at Central Carolina Community College in Sanford, NC, where she lives. She is a former chair of the Lee County League of Women Voters and the Lee County Library Board of Trustees. She has also served as President of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro Alumni Association and has served on the UNCG Excellence Foundation Board. She currently serves on the UNCG Board of Visitors, is the vice-chair of the Lee County Friends of the Library, and is the chair of the Lee County Democratic Party. She has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a Master of Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.