HOLMDEL, NJ – The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation (NJVVMF) has recently named Yardley, Pa. resident Clark W. Martin chairman of its board of trustees.

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Major General (Ret.) Clark W. Martin named Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Martin is a veteran lobbyist with 36 years of experience in New Jersey government relations and is currently the president of MBI*GluckShaw, a full service government relations firm in Trenton.

Formerly a principal of Katz, Martin and Brill, New Jersey’s first contract lobbying firm, Martin is long active in state Republican politics and routinely serves on the campaign finance committees of candidates for local, state and federal office.

A veteran of the Vietnam War, during which he flew more than 150 combat missions, Martin served six years in the United States Air Force as a Weapons System Officer flying F-4 fighter aircraft.  After a tour of duty at Hahn Air Force Base, Germany, he separated from the USAF in 1972.  He then joined the USAF Reserve, and later, the Air National Guard.  He served as Commander of the New Jersey Air National Guard and retired with the rank of Major General.  A former reporter for the Trenton Times and Aviation Week and Space Technology magazine, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from The Citadel and a master degree in systems management from the University of Southern California.

“Clark has been a dedicated member to our board. His professional experience coupled with his support and commitment to the military has truly been an asset to the Foundation,” said Bill Linderman, NJVVMF executive director. “We look forward to his leadership and additional insight as he serves in this position.”