Advisory Board

Susan Holden Martin, MBA, J.D.

Susan Holden Martin, MBA, J.D. is a Steering Committee Member of The Mars Society, and is the EU-INTERACT Station Manager of the Flashline Mars Arctic Research Station. She previously served as that organization’s Executive Director during 2012–2013. She has been a Lecturer in the Management Division of New England College since 2013, and will also be teaching as adjunct faculty in the Management Divison of Daniel Webster College beginning September 2015.
Susan previously served as the Mars Society’s Director of Strategic Planning, Director of Public Relations/Media, and was the founding Editor-in-Chief of the organization’s flagship publication, The Mars Quarterly. Her enthusiasm for space science comes from several family scientists, including her great uncle, the late Doyle Northrup, Ph.D. (MIT), and her uncle, the late Robert Leonard (Lockheed Martin/Hubble Space Telescope). Susan also served as an officer and director of The Mars Foundation from 2006 to 2010; and was the founding Editor-in-Chief of Mars Exploration Magazine, a publication of Explore Mars, Inc., where she also served as that organization’s corporate secretary during organizational start-up in 2010.
She earned her MBA in Human Resources Management/Leadership at Franklin Pierce University in 2007 and her J.D. at Massachusetts School of Law in 2012.
Listen to Susan on The Space Show hosted by Dr. David Livingston. Listen to In The Utah Desert, Planning For A Trip To Mars. Read her LinkedIn profile. View her Facebook page. Follow her Twitter feed.