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Ken MartinPhone: 512-471-7145
Email: ken.martin@austin.utexas.edu

Dana Center Role

Ken supports the Center’s higher education services team in working with colleges and universities for successful implementation of mathematics pathways. His work involves coordinating logistical details for events, creating registration pages, arranging catering services, and supporting the development of resources related to project management and evaluation.

Before Joining the Dana Center

Prior to joining the higher education team, Ken served as a coordinator for the Texas Homeless Education Office (THEO), where he supported homeless students by providing training and technical assistance to public school personnel. Before joining THEO, Ken was the executive director of the Texas Homeless Network (THN) for 12 years, where he also provided training and technical assistance to social services agencies throughout Texas and led the agency’s local, state, and federal legislative advocacy efforts on issues related to ending homelessness. Ken has served as executive director of Care Communities, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing volunteer services to people with cancer or HIV. He has extensive experience in the management of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grants and funds; 10 years’ experience as a child protective services specialist; and seven years’ experience managing grants and homeless systems for Tarrant County.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Abilene Christian University, 1985