Ms. Burton is tourism director for Petersburg Area Regional Tourism. She is a native resident of Dinwiddie County and a graduate of Dinwiddie’s school system.


Tourism Director, Petersburg Area Regional Tourism


BS in government, Longwood College (now Longwood University) (1976)

Activities, Associations and Volunteer Work

  • Board member, The Bank of Southside Virginia
  • Board member, Battersea Foundation (2013-present)
  • Board member, Longwood College Foundation (1995-1998)
  • Former President, Historic Petersburg Foundation
  • Member, executive committee; chair of presidential search committee; and vice-rector, Longwood College Board of Visitors (1984-1995)
  • Member, Christ & Grace Episcopal Church; member of the vestry; chaired the rector search committee; currently serves on the altar guild
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Martha Burton portrait

Martha A. Burton