Martin moved to Parksville in 2011 with his wife Chris. He has been volunteering with SOS in the Income Tax program since 2014, and he has also volunteered with the City of Parksville and with the Parksville Lawn Bowling Club. He has two sons and six grandchildren. Martin enjoyed a career in municipal engineering and land development prior to retiring in 2010. He was elected to the SOS Board in 2016.