About Martin, Experience, & Awards

About Martin

Personal Life

Martin Gaucin was born in the United Mexican States in 2001. His family moved to the state of Utah when he was 2 to work towards the American Dream. The family settled down in Salt Lake City and his parents found work in order to support the family. Martin attended elementary school in the now defunct Liberty Elementary school with a passion for politics and community service. After leaving Lincoln he attended Salt Lake Arts Academy School and afterwards City Academy Charter School where he graduated with distinction. He attended Salt Lake Community College and graduated Spring Semester of 2023 with high honors gaining his Associates of Science in Political Science and Associates of Science in General Studies. Currently, he studies Political Science at the University of Utah where he is working to get into the field of politics and international relations.


Martin enjoys a good laugh, walks, hiking, photography, graphic design, and debate. 

Career

Martin Gaucin is a dedicated public servant, non-profit leader, and community volunteer based in Salt City, Utah. With a passion for serving others, Martin has dedicated his career to improving the lives of those around him, working tirelessly to make his community a better place for all.


Martin brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his role. He is a respected leader in his field, known for his commitment to excellence, attention to detail, and willingness to go above and beyond to get the job done right. Martin's expertise has been instrumental in helping his organization achieve its goals and deliver high-quality services to the public.


In addition to his work in government, Martin is also an active member of several non-profit organizations in his community. He also volunteers his time to mentor young people, helping them to build the skills and confidence they need to succeed in life.


With his extensive experience in government, non-profit organizations, and community service, Martin Gaucin is a true asset to the people of Salt City, Utah. His dedication, leadership, and commitment to excellence make him a valuable member of any team or organization he works with.

Languages Spoken

English (US/UK)

Spanish (MX/ESP)

Business German

Work Experience

Utah Consular Corps

September 2023 - Present / Advisor

- Creation of multimedia content for traditional and social media.

- Working to form partnerships between the corps, it's diplomatic members, and the wider community.

- Expanding the vision and scope of Utah's diplomatic community for stronger communities and business ties. 

Chairman

M Y - Present / Chairman

Utah Muslim Civic League

October 2023 - Present / Fellow

Salt Lake Community College

April 2021 - Present / Specialist in the ePortfolio Department

- Creating and assisting students with the creation and maintenance of websites.

- Social Media relations and dissemination of information.

- Creating relationships with departments, and local and foreign organizations.

- Community engagement / public relations using multiple languages and mediums.


Recognition & Awards:

Utah State Senate

December 2023 -  / Senate Page, III Year

December 2022 - March 2023 / Senate Page, II Year

December 2021 - March 2022 / Senate Page, I Year

- Assist the Senate in its day-to-day functions.

- Serving the Minority and Majority Caucuses.

- Ensuring the smooth transfer of bills and other legislative documentation.

Salt Lake Community College

December 2019 - April 2021 / Writing Fellow in the Student Writing & Reading Center

-Teaching English courses to college students.

- Working with all kinds of people.

- Outreach and assisting in multiple languages.

McDonald's Corporation

August 2019 - December 2019 / Floor-person

- Managing location finances.

- Stocking and other location tasks.

- Assisting people with a smile.

Internships

Archival Internship

May 2021 - August 2021 / Student Intern

- Writing scientific and historical theses.

- Advanced writing and study.

- Presentation ability and public speaking.

Utah Democratic Party

September 2018 - December 2018 / Specialized Intern

- Constituent and potential voter outreach.

- Assistant to the Party Chairperson.

- Helped support and coordinate municipal and county campaigns.

- Creation of a new outreach and communications mechanism.

- Social media and information dissemination.

Volunteer & Career Experience

Honorary Consulate of Czechia

May 2023 - Present / Career Learning / Assistant to the Consul & Community Affairs Director

- Social Media, Graphic Design, Communications, and Outreach work.

- Work to maintain awareness of the Honorary Consulate.

- Expanding Czech & Slovak history, culture, and enterprise between both jurisdictions. 

UserveUtah

September 2022 - May 2023 / Career Learning / College Community Engagement Council

September 2023 - / Career Learning / College Community Engagement Council

- The UServeUtah College Community Engagement Council (CCEC)  is an advisory board composed of students enrolled in higher education institutions throughout the state of Utah. The CCEC will be dedicated to fostering community engagement among their campus and communities.

- Public information sharing.

- Created the project and event: 'The War in Ukraine: One Year Later.'

Utah Republican Party

April 2022 - April 2023 / Career Learning / Camapign Study

Education

University of Utah

2023

Major: Political Science & Government. Minor:

Salt Lake Community College

2019 - 2023

Associates in General Studies & Associates of Science

Recognition & Awards:

City Academy Charter School

2015 - 2019 

Recognition & Awards:

Advanced Courses:

What People Say

Alex Cragun, Executive Director, Utah Democratic Party

'It is my pleasure to recommend Martin Gaucin [...]. Martin Interned at the Utah Democratic Party during the 2018 Elections. Martin was a truly valuable asset and would be a value to absolutely any team. Martin is dependable, and incredibly hard-working. Beyond that, he has impressive community organizing skills that helped us with our victories in 2018.

Martin was a huge advantage to our entire office. He put this skillset to work in order to help modernize our office and doing a lot of leg work around our later election cycle needs. He is a true team player, and always manages to foster positive discussions and bring the best out of other employees.

Without a doubt, I confidently recommend Martin to join your team. I know that he will be a beneficial addition to your organization.'

Brayson Pettegrew, Page, Utah Senate

'Martin is one of the most self-motivated and personable people I have worked with. While working together at the Utah State Senate I appreciated his professionalism, attention to detail, and willingness to help out where ever he's needed. Martin is very reliable and I would highly recommend him to anyone looking to grow their organization!'

Certifications & Awards