Ms. Martin has held a number of positions over her career, ranging from bank teller to translator for the U.S. Dept. of Interior, to French teacher and tourism interpreter. She also has volunteered in a number of community activities for many years, including serving as a Twig Shop volunteer at the local hospital for over 35 years. She and her husband, Brandon, live in Petersburg. They have two adult children.

Active civic leader and retired music teacher, St. Mark’s Preschool (1991-2020)


  • Post-graduate study, University of Georgia (1971-1972)
  • BA in French, St. Andrews College (1971) including junior year abroad, University of St. Andrews, Scotland (1969-1970)
  • Graduate, Petersburg High School (1967)

Activities, Associations and Volunteer Work

  • Board member, Friends of the Historic Farmers Bank (2016-present)
  • Director, APVA/Preservation Virginia—Fort Henry Branch (2007-2013)
  • Member, Jamestowne Society
  • Member, The Study Club of Petersburg (1983-present)
  • Member, The Woman’s Club
  • Member (1984-present), and president (2004-2006), Petersburg Garden Club
  • Former board member, Garden Club of Virginia; Kent Valentine House Committee Board, librarian, District 1 chairman, Historic Garden Week; State Chairman, Historic Garden Week (2013 & 2014)
  • Volunteer for 35+ years and former board treasurer, Twig Shop at Southside Regional Medical Center
  • Life-long member, Second Presbyterian Church; ordained elder (1981); chairwoman, worship committee; moderator, Presbyterian Women; member, handbell choir; kindergarten Sunday School teacher; former Clerk of Session
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Alice Squires Martin

Alice Squires Martin