Mark, who joined PACE in 2019, is the program's Associate Director. He has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Philosophy/Neuroscience/Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis and a Master of Public Administration from University of Washington’s Evans School of Policy and Governance. He has extensive experience in community organizing, political campaigning, legislative relations, strategic communications, and non-profit management.
Most recently, Mark worked as the Assistant Director for the Liberal Arts & Management Program (LAMP), while teaching courses on lobbying and public advocacy for IU’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA). He is very active in several community organizations and served as the chairman of the Monroe County Democratic Party from 2015 to 2019.
Mark takes great pleasure in music, reading, traveling, the outdoors, and slow mornings.