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.

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

Education

  • 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

  • Chairman, Friends of the Historic Farmers Bank (2016-present)
  • Board member and former president (2004-2006), Petersburg Garden Club (1984-present)
  • Board Member, Garden Club of Virginia; librarian, District 1 chairman, Historic Garden Week; State Chairman, Historic Garden Week (2013 & 2014)
  • 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
  • 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