Office of Alumni Engagement

Joseph Martin

My hometown when I was a student was

Temperance, MI

I graduated in


I studied

Political Science and Business Administration

I currently live in

Lansing, MI

I am now

Happily married to my college sweetheart, Mabel Martin, and, we are expecting our first child in June!

Since graduating from Alma

I have become, and currently serve as, Chief of Staff to State Senator Jack Brandenburg. I am also finishing up my law degree from Western Michigan Thomas M. Cooley Law School. 

My Alma education

Gave me the tools necessary to succeed in the workforce and in life. 

My favorite place(s) on campus included

Joe’s and the SAE house!

My favorite professors(s) included

Professors Olbertson, Cartrite, Cameron, and Baleja. 

My most vivid/best memory of my time at Alma is

Meeting my future wife in my first year at Alma!