Chad Martin was elected to Martinsville City Council on November 8, 2016 and began his four year term on January 3, 2017.
Council Member Chad Martin is a graduate of Shaw University with a bachelor's degree in Religion & Philosophy; he studied at Shaw University Divinity School, and holds a Duke University certification in nonprofit management.
Council Member Martin has worked in the nonprofit world for over 15 years as a community organizer, Hunger Justice Leader for Bread for the World, volunteer coordinator for the women’s shelter, CASA, suicide hotline trainer, Crisis Intervention Trainer for several law enforcement agencies, Vice-President of The Martin Luther King Jr. planning council, Good News Prison Ministry, reentry council and many more.
Martin is currently the teen director for the Boys and Girls Club in Danville, VA. He is a 2016-2017, Middle Border Forward Fellow which seeks to bring regional change to the Danville, Pittsylvania County, and North Carolina locale. He has spent the majority of his life in service to others and hopes one day someone can report that they have benefited from his help.
Contact information: 911 Royal Drive, Martinsville, VA, telephone: 276-221-3792 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org