William F. Martin
Immediate Past Regional Vice President, Region X

Bill Martin Region X VPWilliam F. Martin began his federal career with the U.S. Postal Service as a letter carrier. He held a number of positions with increasing responsibility, including as resource planning and administration officer with the U.S. Postal Service Headquarters in Washington, DC, and manager, Operating Services Branch, Management Academy, Potomac, MD. In 2001, he received the GEICO National Public Service Award-Federal Retiree.

A life member of NARFE, Martin is a member of Louisa Chapter 2065, having served as membership chair, first vice president and president. Within the Virginia Federation, he has served as area VIII vice president, second vice president, first vice president and president. He also was on the Ballot & Teller Committee and the Bylaws Committee at NARFE National Conventions. At the 2010 NARFE National Convention in Grand Rapids, MI, he was elected Region X Regional Vice President.

A graduate of Fullerton College, Martin served in the U.S. Air Force and National Guard Units in Texas, California and Virginia.

Apart from his NARFE activities, Martin volunteers in his local community. He is planning commissioner for Jackson District, Louisa County; treasurer of Lake Anna Advisory Committee and Louisa County Crime Solvers, and director of the Lake Anna Civic Association. He previously was chair of the Louisa County Electoral Board; president, secretary and director of Lake Anna Rescue; and director of the Jefferson Area Board of Aging.

Martin’s hometown is Fort Worth, TX. He currently lives in Mineral, VA. He is a widower and has five children, seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.