Laura Martin, MA

Senior Director, Operations & Development
Phone: 301-588-8252
Fax: 301-588-2842
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Laura Martin, MA

Laura Martin is the Senior Director of Operations & Development at AUCD. She was most recently the operations director for a non-profit in Washington, DC called Women In Government where she was responsible for managing the office administration, HR, finance and technology functions of the organization as well as coordinating their Board of Directors program. In conjunction with organizational leadership, she built their operations department from the ground up, streamlining all aspects of the organization and ensuring compliance and consistency at all levels.

Prior to Women In Government, Laura was the In-Kind Donations Manager at the American Red Cross National Headquarters in Washington, DC, where she led the in-kind training and support of volunteers and Red Cross chapters nationwide for disaster response as well as day to day in-kind donations management. She was instrumental in developing the Red Cross' international in-kind program in conjunction with international relief agencies and other NGO's and traveled to Nicaragua in 1999 after Hurricane Mitch to instruct and participate in their international logistics training program. She coordinated the national Red Cross in-kind response after 9/11 and traveled to ground zero to assist with their in-kind efforts in New York.

Laura is a graduate of Baylor University in Waco, Texas, with BA's in Art History and Journalism.