Fred Martin

State Senator Legislative District 15

Biography & Background

I was born and raised in Tyhee, Idaho. I am a 4th generation Idahoan. Our grandchildren are 7th generation Idahoans (on my wife’s side). My wife, Darla (a 5th generation Idahoan), and I have been married for over 48 years.
We have been living in Boise for almost 40 years. We are the proud parents of 6 children and have 16 beautiful grandchildren.

Chairman Senate Health and Welfare Committee
Occupational Licensing and Certification Laws Joint Committee
Co-Vice Chairman Joint Finance and Appropriation Committee (JFAC) (2017-19)
Co-Chairman Joint Economic Outlook and Revenue Assessment Committee (2017-19)
Co-Chairman Joint Procurement Committee (2016-2017)
Co-Chairman Joint Purchasing Laws Interim Committee (2015-2016)
Vice-Chairman Commerce and Human Resources Committee (2016)
Vice-Chairman Health and Welfare Committee (2015)
Joint Millennium Fund Committee
Joint C.E.C. Committee (2012-19)
Joint S.T.E.M. Caucus (2013-16)
Joint Education K-12 Interim Committee (2014)
State Boards and Committees:
Idaho Council on Suicide Prevention Board
Idaho Health and Welfare Board
Meridian Mayor’s Faith Ambassadors Council
Idahoans for Healthcare
Idaho Child Welfare Steering Committee
Idaho Health Care Collaborative Committee
Idaho State Insurance Advisory Committee
Idaho Early Childhood Coordination Council (2012-2016)
Idaho Telehealth Taskforce (2012-2015)

Retired: Teacher, Educator, Aide to a Idaho United States Congressman, Businessman, and CEO

Boise Bureau Chief for a United States Congressman
Aide to a Idaho United States Congressman
Precinct Committeeman (first elected in 1978)
Sergeant at Arms, Idaho State Senate
Executive Director, Citizen’s for Local Government
Republican County Vice Chairman
Student Body President, Ricks College (Now BYU-Idaho)
President, Idaho Student Association

Idaho National Guard – Army Reserves
N.C.O. School (Non Commissioned Officer Training School)
Medic, Medical Training Center Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas

Top 3 Issues:

1. Pro-Family
2. Pro-Education and Pro-Business (they go hand in hand)
3. Pro- Life I believe in the Republican Party’s values of Lower taxes, less government and personal responsibilites.

Integrity in Affiliation

Submission: No

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