UA Center for Economic Development
Martha Whitson retired from The University of Alabama in 2008 after 26 years of providing administrative assistance to the University of Alabama Center for Economic Development, Capstone College of Nursing, and the Office of Economic and Community Affairs. Whitson provided overall management and coordination for each office during her tenure at the University and assisted in linking resources of the University of Alabama to state and local agencies.
Currently Whitson provides part-time assistance on special projects of the University of Alabama Center for Economic Development including publicity, and outreach for various economic development projects. Whitson is a former board member of the Alabama Boychoir and has been involved in the Girl Scouts in Alabama and Boy Scouts of America in various capacities. Ms. Whitson is a graduate of Your Town Alabama and provides coordination and logistics for the annual workshop held at Camp McDowell near Nauvoo, AL. The 2 ½ day program is a participatory leadership workshop designed to provide planning and design training for citizen leaders of Alabama.
Ms. Whitson is a native of Tuscaloosa and attended The University of Alabam