Mark has worked for the State of Texas for greater than 20 years of service in various state agencies, Texas Department of Health (TDH), Texas Department of Human Services (DHS), and Texas Department of Aging & Disability Services (DADS) at various positions.
Some of these include Director of Field Operations, Nursing Leadership Executive, Manager of Licensing Programs, Nurse Leader in Medicare Case Mix Pilot Program, Manager of Education Services, Specialist Investigator in Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation, and Nurse/Generalist Surveyor. He has served on committees with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services where he was nationally awarded for leadership in education of surveyors and he also received national recognition on the focus of the health and safety of residents in Texas. Mark is a RN and has also fulfilled various positions within nursing, nursing education and nursing administration.
Following retirement from state government, Mark joined the teaching team for the Texas Assisted Living Manager’s Courses.
Mark is married with four children, and eight grandchildren.