September 19 - 22, 2021
2021 UEDA SUMMIT THEME
Transformation: Forward Thinking in a Changing World
2021 UEDA Summit Speakers
Vice President for Economic Development and Community Engagement, Association of Public and Land Grant Universities
Sheila Martin is Vice President for Economic Development and Community Engagement at the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities. She works with university leaders and policy stakeholders to improve university practices related to economic and community engagement.
Prior to arriving at APLU, Dr. Martin served as Director of the Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies and the Population Research Center at Portland State University. She served as Washington State Governor Gary Locke’s economic development advisor and was a Program Director at RTI International.
Sheila earned her Ph.D. in Economics from Iowa State University.