Councilwoman Martha Mugler

Time on Council

  • 1st Term: Jan. 1, 2023
  • Term expires: Dec. 31, 2026
  • Salary: $23,000


  • Ross Mugler, husband             
  • 3 children, 2 grandchildren


  • Poquoson High School
  • Radford University, B.A. in communications

Other Political Offices:

  • House of Delegates 91st District, 2020-2022
  • Hampton School Board, 2008-2020 (four years as chair)

Professional/Military Experience:  

  • Old Point National Bank, executive assistant, current
  • Hampton Sheriff's Office, director of administration, civil process & court services
  • Cap First Mortgage, loan officer
  • Hampton Sheriff's Office, public information officer
  • Joseph Smith, Ltd, paralegal
  • Hampton Commonwealth’s Attorney, victim-witness assistant
  • Chandler, Franklin & O'Bryan, paralegal
  • Radford University, assistant director of admissions

Membership/Affiliations (current and past)

  • Virginia School Board Association’s Legislative Positions Committee
  • WHRO Hampton Roads Telecommunications Association Educational Advisory Committee
  • Council for Urban Education
  • National School Board Association
  • Virginia 529/AbleNow Board (Virginia College Savings Plan)
  • Fort Monroe Authority Board of Trustees
  • Go Virginia Board (Virginia Initiative for Growth & Opportunity)
  • The Chesapeake Bay Restoration Advisory Committee, chair
  • Virginia Senate Appointee to the Pandemic Response and Preparedness Joint Subcommittee
  • The Virginia Coal and Energy Commission
  • Southern States Energy Board
  • Chairman of the Virginia Arts Caucus
  • The Commonwealth Caucus
  • Hampton Arts Foundation Board
  • The Woman’s Club of Hampton Inc.
  • Downtown Hampton Child Development Center Board
  • Star Achievers Academy Board
  • Historical Foundation of Aberdeen Gardens Board
  • Multiple school PTAs, multiple leadership roles
  • First Presbyterian Church
  • No Kid Hungry
  • Junior Woman’s Club of Hampton, Inc
  • Junior League of Hampton Roads

Statement of Economic Interests