On April 13, 2000, Dr. Cameron Martindale was named third President of Troy University Montgomery and in May 2001, she was also named Vice Chancellor for Advancement for the Troy University System. Prior to these appointments, she served the university for more than fourteen years in a number of positions including Interim President, Vice President for Institutional Advancement, and project officer for Troy’s Rosa Parks Museum. In August 2003, Dr. Martindale was appointed Senior Vice Chancellor for Advancement and External Relations for Troy University where she served until her retirement from the University in January of 2008. Following her retirement, she accepted a position as Senior Vice President for Community Development for the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce where she is currently employed.
Dr. Martindale received her Doctorate Degree in Adult Education from Auburn University in 1986 where she was a member of Phi Kappa Phi. She received her Master’s Degree in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma in 1976 and her Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature from Southern Illinois University in 1968. She spent her first year of college at the University of the Philippines in Manila.
Dr. Martindale started her professional career as a public school teacher and began her work in adult education operating learning resource centers for the Air Force. She currently is a member of the Business Council of Alabama Board of Directors, Past Chair, Jubilee CityFest, Chairman of the Montgomery Area Business Committee for the Arts and Chairman of the Capital City Club. She has served as President of the Montgomery Chapter of the National Society of Fund Raising Executives. She was in Leadership Alabama Class XIII. In 1997, she was selected as an American Council on Education Fellow completing her fellowship at the University of Miami and in July 2004, she received the Distinguished Citizen Award from Alpha Gamma Delta National Sorority. In January 2005, Cam was appointed to the American Council on Education Commission on Lifelong Learning and the Montgomery Riverfront Development Foundation Board of Directors. In June 2005 and June 2007, she was nominated for the National Pan-Hellenic Conference Foundation, Inc., 2005/2007 Women in Higher Education Achievement Award. In March 2007, she was selected to serve on the Rotary Charity Foundation Board of Directors, and in 2008, she joined the Advisory Committee of the Montgomery Education Foundation. Dr. Martindale also serves on a number of advisory councils for our Montgomery Public Schools.
Dr. Martindale is married to Elvin Stanton and the couple has three children: Randall Stanton, Alison Martindale Kinney, and Stephanie Stanton Hust, all of Montgomery. They also have six grandchildren. She and her husband are residents of Montgomery, Alabama, and are active members of Woodland United Methodist Church in Pike Road where she serves as Lay Reader, Co-chair of the Vision Committee and, for a number of years, taught an adult Sunday school class.