Martha Stowe

City Council
Title: Councilwoman/Mayor Pro Tempore
Martha Stowe

Martha is a native of Lincolnton, North Carolina but has lived in Belmont for 31 years.  Her mother was former teacher and her father was health inspector and fire chief. Martha is married with 3 children, Amanda, Rusty, Christopher. She also has a son-in-law, Shawn Hinson.

Martha is a proud Wake Forest University Graduate, and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

She is a math teacher at South Point High School, and was the Gaston Gazette NIE Teacher of the year 2005-2006.  She was named the First Presbyterian Church Educator of the Year 2001.

Volunteer Activities
Martha is active in the community with:
  • Keep Belmont Beautiful
  • Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden Board of Visitors
  • Connect Gaston Greenway Planning Board
She is also a former Elder at First Presbyterian Church, where she serves on the Education Committee. 

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