Presently, Dr. Martin is serving dual administrative roles as the Interim Director of the Maricopa County Cooperative Extension and as one of two Associate Directors of Extension Programs, providing leadership and support for statewide Extension programming in the area of Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR). ANR programs cut across the spectrum of educational programs to include Agriculture; Home, Garden and Landscape; Natural Resources and Water. He also serves on the Faculty Senate and represents CALS-CE in regional and national meetings.
Dr. Martin is a faculty member in the Agricultural and Biosystem Engineering Department where his responsibilities lie mainly in the area of agricultural irrigation. Much of his work deals with irrigation water management, crop water use and irrigation scheduling at the field level. A portion of his time is devoted to the Maricopa Agricultural Center where he works with fellow faculty on irrigation related issues and research.