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Diane Sadler Martin, American geriatric activity consultant. Certified activity consultant National Certified Council Activity Professionals. Recipient Outstanding Honors in Community Relations award Virginia Health Care Association, 1983-1986, 88; Activity Programming grantee VA Foundation for Humanities and Public Policy, 1984.


Martin, Diane Sadler was born on November 27, 1939 in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Robert Watson and Elizabeth Randolph (Dey) Sadler.


Student, Colby College, 1959. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1961. Postgraduate, University Virginia, 1974.

Postgraduate, St. George's College, 1988. Postgraduate, Berkeley Division School, 1988.


Teacher art, Fairfax (Virginia) Public Schools, 1961-1962;private practice, Halifax, 1967-1973;activity consultant, Twin Oaks Convalescent Home, South Boston, Virginia, 1974-1982;activities department head, Woodview Long Term Care, South Boston, since 1983.


Member, chairman Commission on Aging, Norfolk, Virginia, 1974-1988. President Parent-Teachers Association, Halifax County, Virginia, 1980. Executive board Virginia Coalition on Aging, Richmond, 1981-1985.

Provencial coordinator Episcopal Society on Aging, 1985-1987. Member National Association Activity Professionals (educator 6 national conventions for geriatric activity professionals), Virginia Association Activity Professionals, Virginia Health Care Association (state activity certified supervisor 1995-1900).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: painting, creative writing, camping, whitewater, biking. E-mail: activities-unltd@erols.com. Fax: 804-353-4804.


Married Alfred Clark Martin, August 26, 1961. Children: Johnathan, Laura, Elizabeth, Benjamin, Alfred, Heather, Christopher, William, Anna.