Gene Martin is the Executive Director of the New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute. Prior to NHFPI, he served in a dual role as the Associate Director of Development and Director of Government Relations at Plymouth State University. He previously held various roles in the NH State Senate as the top policy and communications staffer in the Senate Minority Leader’s office, overseeing a policy portfolio of the state budget, education, economic security, and tax policy; as well as a Legislative Aide, staffing the Senate Transportation and Ways & Means Committees. Gene is a Ph.D. student in Leadership & Policy at the University of New Hampshire, where he received his Master of Public Administration from the Carsey School of Public Policy. Gene also holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Plymouth State University and is a proud graduate of Manchester Public Schools. Gene is an active community member serving on the Board of Trustees for Leadership New Hampshire and the Manchester Historic Association. He is also the President of the Manchester Lions Club and a Finance Committee Member of the Black Heritage Trail of NH. Gene lives in Manchester with his wife and two daughters.