Mark is a lifelong resident of Skagit County raised in Sedro-Woolley. He has been a resident of Mount Vernon since 2001. Mark recently sold his business Bavarian Autohaus. Mark founded Skagit Cellars Winery in 2012, where he fulfills the roles of Winemaker, CEO and CFO.
Mark is in his third term on the Mount Vernon City Council currently serving as Mayor Pro-Tem, Public Safety Chair, Council representative on the Skagit Transit Board and the Law Enforcement Officers' and Fire Fighters' Retirement Board. He serves as Board Member for Volunteers of America Western Washington. Mark served 4 years on the Mount Vernon Planning Commission, most recently as the Chairman of the Commission in 2011. Mark served 6 years on the Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and was Board Chairman in 2010. Mark has been involved in many organizations and service clubs in our community.
Mark has always been and will continue to be resolved to make our community the very best it can be for citizens today and tomorrow. Mark welcomes your suggestions and comments.
Mark and his wife Gloria have 3 adult sons and 7 grandchildren. In his spare time, he enjoys gardening, boating and fishing.