Robert Mosher is a member of the Cameron Park Neighborhood Association, advocates for Health and Action (a non-profit in Wake County) and a tutor at Wiley Elementary School. Mosher completed his undergraduate degree in american studies from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and then completed his masters from North Carolina State University in landscape architecture in 1974.

Mosher worked as a city planner for the City of Raleigh for 30 years and also worked for NCDOT as a transportation planning manager for 11 years. He has lived in Raleigh, within a couple of blocks of Hillsborough Street since 1971. In his freetime, Mosher enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, canoeing, camping, sailing and bicycling.