Reggie Martell serves on the board of trustees for the Brattleboro Historical Society where he has helped develop outreach and community engagement programs. He holds a BA in United States history and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Marlboro College. In 2007 Reggie co-founded Students for RENEW, a student organization created to educate and raise funds to mitigate the ongoing threat of unexploded ordnance (UXOs) in Vietnam, with Bill Holiday.