Dave Martin Bio

Dave Martin

Board Member

Summary

Board member David G. Martin is an active member of the Montgomery County community, drawing from many years of experience as an education professional, a United States Army veteran, and ministry volunteer.

Throughout Martin’s service in the Army as a Captain during the Vietnam War, education was a central role of his personal achievements. After completing a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Vermont, Martin taught for the USARF School and the U.S. Army Air Defense School. While serving, he was earned high profile awards, including a Purple Heart, a Meritorious Service Medal, and a Vietnam Campaign Medal. Following the Vietnam War, Martin attend Springfield College, collecting a Master’s in Education. Soon after, he joined the United States Army Reserve as a Lieutenant Colonel while continuing his teaching career. During this time, Martin also attained a Master’s in Education from Jacksonville State University. Since retiring from education, Martin maintains his dedication to service through ministry programs with Montgomery United Methodist Church, such as the Bicycle Ministry program, the Carpenter’s Helper Ministry, and now currently through the MUMC Cooking Ministry and as a Family Promise Co-Chairman.