Client Relations Manager, Area 3
Mark is a 1986 Agronomy graduate of Penn State University with an Environmental Resource Management Minor. Mark has worked for Penn State Extension since 1994 providing agronomy, water quality and, more recently, energy development programming with an emphasis on private water supplies, and its impacts on agriculture and landowners. Immediately prior to Extension, he worked for the Bradford County Conservation District under the Chesapeake Bay Nutrient Management Program promoting best management practices and administering the financial assistance program. After his time with the Chesapeake Bay Program, he was a crop consultant with the Sulbra Crop Management Association.
He currently resides on the family property in Asylum Township of Bradford County with his wife, a school teacher at Towanda Area School District. They have two daughters, one a Bloomsburg University graduate and first-year kindergarten teacher and the other a 2013 Penn State graduate who graduates May 2017 with her J.D. from the Delaware School of Law. With his personal time, he manages and maintains a certified (Family Forest) Tree Farm to optimize the timber production and recreational opportunities on the property.