Chairman, Mark Aruja announces Ms. Glenn Martin, B. Comm., CAE as the new Executive Director Unmanned Systems Canada, effective January 1, 2018
Since moving back to her home town, Ottawa in February 2013, to be closer to her growing family, Glenn worked for Engineers Canada and a national charity representing the interests of hard of hearing Canadians.
While in British Columbia, she served as the CEO for the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies of British Columbia (ACECBC) for 8 years and as Manager, Member & Public Affairs for the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia, the regulatory body for more than 25,000 members.
Before entering the not-for-profit sector, Glenn held a political position to a senior federal cabinet minister, started her own business in international trade, and worked as a consultant for several clients in marketing and communications, since her early beginnings as a Registered Nurse (RN).
Always dedicated to her community, Glenn has volunteered as a Board Director for the Recreational Association of the Public Service of Canada, the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) Ottawa-Gatineau, CSAE-BC, Executive and St. Patrick’s School Board of Directors, to name a few.
She received her Bachelor of Commerce degree in International Business from the University of Victoria. As part of this program, Glenn studied Japanese and travelled to South East Asia to gain international cultural and business experiences. These travels included six weeks in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia working for ScotiaBank on a retail marketing development project.
To improve her knowledge of association management, Glenn enrolled in a Masters level of education to gain the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation.
Glenn and her husband of 43 years, Chris, reside in Britannia Beach, in a funky completely renovated 100-year old cottage.