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Fred S. Martin (born in Tyhee, Idaho) is a Republican Idaho State Senator representing District 15.
Martin graduated from BYU–Idaho (Ricks College) and graduated from the Institute of Religion at Utah State University Logan, Utah. Martin also completed the R.E.M. (Real Estate Management) program College of Business at U.S.U. Martin also attended Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho. He also graduated from the Medical Training Center at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas and N.C.O. School (Non Commissioned Officer Training School).
Fred was formerly a teacher, educator, principal, businessman and CEO. For over 20 years Martin was owner, president, and CEO of Satellite Systems Inc. with offices throughout Idaho, the western and southern United States. When Martin was with Satellite Systems, Inc. the dealership was in the top 100 nationwide in sales volume out of 15,000 dealers.
Martin was a medic in the Idaho National Guard and was also a member of the United States Army Reserves. Martin received his basic training at Fort Polk Louisiana, his AIT (Advanced Individual Training) at the Medical Training Center at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas. Fred also graduated from N.C.O. (Non Commissioned Officer Training) school at Idaho State University
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. Fred was honorably discharged from the Army National Guard of Idaho in 1974 and from the United States Army in 1977.
In the November 4, 2014 General election Senator Fred S. Martin received 58% of the vote with Richard Keller receiving 42%. In the May 20, 2014 Republican Primary Senator Martin received 61% of the vote over Diego Rodriguez at 39%. In 2012 with Republican Senator John C. Andreason retiring, Martin was unopposed in the May 15, 2012 Primary election and won the November 6, 2012 General election with almost 10,000 votes (9,545) against Democratic nominee Betty Richardson (former U.S. Attorney for Idaho).
Martin was the Bureau Chief for a United States Congressman, Executive Director for Citizens’ for Local Government, Sergeant at Arms Idaho State Senate, President of the Idaho Student Association, a Republican Precinct Committeeman, Republican County Vice-Chairman and Studentbody President at Ricks College.
Co-Chairman Joint Purchasing Laws Interim Committee (2015-16), Vice-Chairman Commerce and Human Resources Committee, Vice-Chairman Health and Welfare Committee (2015), Joint Millennium Fund, Joint Education K-12 Interim Committee (2014), Joint CEC Committee, Joint S.T.E.M. Caucus.
Idaho Council on Suicide Prevention Board, Idaho Immunization Assessment Board, State Insurance Advisory Committee, Idaho Health Care Collaborative Committee, Idaho Early Childhood Coordination Council, Idaho Telehealth Taskforce.
In the Idaho Senate Martin quickly moved into leadership serving as the Co-Chairman of the Joint Purchasing Laws Interim Committee (2015-16), Vice-Chairman of the Commerce and Human Resources Committee, and Vice-Chairman of the Health and Welfare Committee (2015).
Boy Scouts of America – District Commissioner, Scout Master, Eagle Scout, and Duty to God; United Way of Treasure Valley – State Liaison; Coach – YMCA Youth Basketball, Ada County Youth Soccer, NW Ada Little League; Who’s Who in American Colleges, Who’s Who Among American Business Executives, National Sterling Business Executive; Man of the Year, and Studentbody President Ricks College, Executive Board Alumni Association, Ricks College. Martin is very active in his church, serving in the North Carolina-Virginia Mission working mainly with the Lumbee Indians in Pembroke 2016 Bogner Cheap Sale, North Carolina. He has serviced in many church calling. Fred was a Seminary teacher and Principal in the Church Education System. Fred also taught U.S. History and Business Economics at the high school level.
Fred is married and the father of 6 children with 16 grandchildren. His wife is Darla (Miner) formerly of St. Anthony, Idaho (born in Burley, Idaho). Darla’s father, the late Doyle C. Miner, was a city councilman, a state representative who served as Co-Chairman of the Joint Finance and Appropriations Committee, a county commissioner, republican nominee for state treasurer, and was the Director of the State Board of Pharmacy.