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Jay Martin

Jay Martin
Council Person
District 5

Contact Information

604 W. Fairmont Parkway
La Porte, Texas 77571
Phone: 281-471-5020
Fax: 281-470-5009
E-mail: district5@laportetx.gov

Personal
Born in San Antonio, Texas. Moved to La Porte in 1962 from Lake Jackson, TX.
Wife:   Gail Martin
Sons:   Jeffrey Dale, James Patrick, and Joshua Lee. All three La Porte High School graduates.

Business & Professional
Sr. Regional Sales Manager for past 22 years for Sumitomo Electric Carbide Inc.
Established new business opportunities for Sumitomo throughout South America, Mexico, and Canada
Past member of the Society of Carbide Manufacturing Engineers, Houston Chapter

Civic & Community Activity
Former La Porte Little League Baseball Manager and Umpire
Active member of First United Methodist Church of La Porte (FUMC LP)
Served as Administrative Council Chairperson, FUMC LP
Served as Pastor Parish Relations Chairperson, FUMC LP
UM Army Volunteer - Mission Service
Co-Founder of La Porte High School Golf Booster Club
Co-Founder of the Harold Barclay Memorable Golf Club


Education
University of Houston Clear Lake - Bachelor Science Degree in Environmental Management
San Jacinto Jr. College - Associate of Art Degree in Business
Graduated from La Porte High School in 1971

Hobbies & Interests
Golf
Reading
Fishing
Travel
LP Fitness Center member
Spending time with family and friends