Fred S. Martin

"God Bless America"
Fred S. Martin
and his grandchildren

"Wishing you a
Merry Christmas"
Fred S. Martin
and his grandchildren

Senator Martin's work on
to get to the Idaho Suicide
Prevention Hotline

Senator Martin's interview
on Idaho Reports

Home Address:
3672 N. Tumbleweed Pl.
Boise, Idaho 83713

Senate Phone: 208.332.1407
Home phone: 208.327.0171
Cell phone: 208.447.9000

Fred S. Martin

God Bless the U.S.A.

To all the men and women in the military, now and in the past,
thank you for your service.

Senator Fred S. Martin in the "President's Chair" presiding over the Senate, March 25, 2013

"God Bless America" - Fred Martin and his grandchildren

Fred S. Martin

Idaho State Senator District 15


Wikipedia - Fred S. Martin - Voter Registration - Absentee Request

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.

State Senate Committees

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 Immunization Assessment Board
Idaho Health Care Collaborative Committee
Idaho State Insurance Advisory Committee
Idaho Early Childhood Coordination Council (2012-2016)
Idaho Telehealth Taskforce (2012-2015)

Work Experience

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

Political Experience

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

Military Training

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

Eagle Scouts at State Capital


Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Advocacy Award, National Alliance on Mental Illness
Idaho Suicide Prevention Coalition Award, 2016
Idaho Prosperity Champion Award, Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry 2021
Citizens Alliance of Idaho Award for Honesty and Intergrity, 2022
Idaho Children are Primary Legislative Award of Excellence, 2021-2022
Idaho Agri Allstar Award, 2013-21
Idaho Health Care Champion, 2019
Coalitions Board Excellent Award for 2019
Idaho Tobacco Free Alliance Champion Award, 2017
Idaho Immunization Champion Award, 2015
Fort Boise Optimist Club Special Award, 1985
National Dealer Award, 1996, 1998, 2001, 2004
Idaho Best Campaign Manager, 1984 (worked on my first campaign in 1972)
United Way of Treasure Valley, State Liaison
National Sterling Business Executives Award
Eagle Scout Award, Boy Scouts of America (1966)
Duty to God Award, Boy Scouts of America (1966)
Man of the Year, Ricks College (1976)
Who's Who Among American Business Executives
Who's Who Among American Colleges
Outstanding Young Men of America, 1985


Saint Alphonsus Hospital, Volunteer
West Ada School District, Substitute Teacher
Boy Scouts of America, District Commissioner and Scout Master
Ricks College, Alumni Association Executive Board
Ordinance Worker and Shift Coordinator (over 15 years)
United Way of Treasure Valley, State Liaison
YMCA Youth Basketball, Coach
Ada County Youth Soccer, Coach
NW Ada Little League, Coach

National Boards and Committees

National Task Force on Economic and Workforce Health Committee, CSG (2021-2022)
National State Health & Human Services Chairs, NCSL (2021)
National Healthy States National Task Force, CSG (2020)
National TeleCommunications Working Group (2019)
National Insurance Advisory Committee (2019)
National Fiscal State Legislative Leaders Committee (2017)
National Health Advisory Committee (2015)
National Tobacco Free Committee, Council of State Governments (2013)


Fred S. Martin Family Idaho State University
Pocatello, Idaho

Medical Training Center
Fort Sam Houston
San Antonio, Texas

NCO School
Idaho National Guard
Pocatello, Idaho

Rexburg, Idaho

Institute of Religion
Utah State University
Logan, Utah