Regina Coronation Park
Mark is the MLA for the constituency of Regina Coronation Park, the area where he was born and spent his early life. First elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in 2011, he was re-elected in 2016.
Mark has served Saskatchewan as Legislative Secretary to the Premier (Immigration and Culture). Prior to this, he served as Saskatchewan's Minister of Parks, Culture and Sport, Minister responsible for the Provincial Capital Commission, and as the Legislative Secretary for Disability Issues.
On March 12, 2018, Mark was elected to serve as Speaker, the Legislative Assembly’s presiding officer. In this role he serves as Chair of the Privileges House and House Services Committees.
Mark has worked in many human service roles, including Director of Dales House, Director of Immigration Settlement, Supervisor for Health-Community Care Branch, Team Leader at the Paul Dojack Youth Centre, and the Clinical Director for Leading Thunderbird Lodge.
He has earned three degrees, including a Bachelor of Science (FNUC), a Bachelor of Human Justice (U of R) and a Masters of Social Work (U of R). Mark’s interest in education has also led him to teach several courses at the University of Regina and Saskatchewan Polytechnic (SIAST).
Mark is a founding board member of Street Culture Kids Project Inc. and has served on the Board of the North Central Community Association.
Mark has also led a very physically active life representing Saskatchewan at the provincial and national levels in team handball, rugby and lacrosse. He has competed in triathlons around the world and is a three-time finisher of the Hawaii Ironman Triathlon World Championships.
Office: 1010 Winnipeg St., Regina, SK, S4R 3J7