An Eagle Scout from Troop 6 in Paducah, Kentucky, Mark was recruited to be the Scoutmaster of a new troop in 1983. Since that time, he served in every Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Exploring, and District volunteer position. Mark is a member of the Executive Board was recently named Council Commissioner.
This is the sixth Wood Badge staff for Mark – the course director in 2012. He is an antelope from SR502 and serves on the American Wood Badge Alumni national committee.
Some of Mark’s recognitions include the Silver Beaver, Good Shepherd Award, Spurgeon Award, and International Scouting Award. He is a member of BSA’s Second Century Society.
Apart from Scouting, Mark has been married for 35 years and has a grown daughter. He is a recently retired architect and serves in many leadership roles for his church.