Term: 01-01-2016 To 12-31-2019
Mark was born and raised in Missouri. He moved to Westfield in 1997 to become the school superintendent, a position he will hold through the middle of 2016. He is married and his wife, Linda, is a retired educator. They have 2 children and three grandchildren. Linda and Mark are competitive ballroom dancers and have competed 9 years at the amateur national ballroom championships.
Mark received his B.A from Westminster College in Fulton, MO; his master's degree from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and his doctorate from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He spent 25 years in the St. Charles school system as an elementary teacher, elementary principal, assistant superintendent and superintendent. He also spent 28 years in the Army, both active duty and reserves and is a retired LTC.