Arlene Martell resides in a seaside community south of Vancouver, B.C. with her husband James and four grown children, Adam, Justin, Shelby and Victoria and Scamper the cat. She is a proud grandma to Brooke and loves to watch her grow. She enjoys spending her time with friends, cooking, shopping, reading, volunteering and doing activities with her kids.
Arlene works from her home office with her husband in their marketing Business while her kids are at school. She enjoys having the opportunity to travel for business and for pleasure and enjoys meeting new people.
Arlene was one of the founders and president of Fraser Valley Epilepsy Society for 5 years. The society produced 4 television commercials to educate the general public about Epilepsy. The commercials are now shown all over North America and other parts of the world. She had an opportunity to speak at Forums put on by the Society and share her story with others about finding alternative treatments for Adam. She was also a guest with other members of the board on a community news channel and radio programs.
Arlene feels that the experiences we face are just stepping stones to learning greater things. She believes that a positive attitude and faith can get you through anything. She wears her heart on her sleeve and uses her creativity in all she sets her mind to, always striving to make things special for other people and to make a difference in their lives.