Executive Director, Fund for Constitutional Government
Conrad Martin is the Executive Director of the Stewart R. Mott Foundation, managing an annual philanthropic budget of approximately 1.5 million dollars. Mr. Martin's areas of expertise include government accountability, arms control, political finance reform, civil rights/civil liberties, and population & reproductive rights. Concurrently, Mr. Martin serves as Executive Director of the of the Fund for Constitutional Government, a tax-exempt publicly supported foundation created to eliminate corruption in government and to promote a present-day operation of the federal government that remains as honest and accountable as the founders intended. The Fund sponsors the Project on Government Oversight (POGO), the Government Accountability Project (GAP), and the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), as well as an Investigation Journalism Project.
Additionally, Mr. Martin chairs the Board of Directors of HALT, Americans for Legal Reform and the Government Accountability Project. Mr. Martin also serves on the Boards of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, the Peace and National Security Funders Group, PeacePAC and the Interhemispheric Resource Center.
Mr. Martin served in the Peace Corp from 1981 to 1983 as a Forage Agronomist on the island of Barbados. Mr. Martin has traveled widely including a six-week canoe expedition on the upper headwaters of the Amazon, and a transatlantic crossing (by sail) from Martinique to Turkey.
Education: BS, Agronomy. 1980, Utah State University. BS, International Agricultural Development: Agricultural Economics Focus. 1980, Utah State University