Mark moved to the South Burnett district in 2006 and has made it his home.
He has worked as a registered nurse at the Murgon Hospital for the last eight and a half years. Prior to this he worked at Wondai Health Service and Aged Care Facility for five years and has worked at the Kingaroy Hospital for six months.
Mark raised his son here as a single parent and his son was educated at Wondai State School and Kingaroy High.
Mark was very involved in local sporting clubs while his son was playing junior sport. He was involved with the Wondai Proston Rugby League Club doing first aid from the under sevens in the morning through to the seniors game at the end of the day. He was also club treasurer for two years and did meat tray raffles at the local pub on Friday nights. Mark was also involved in the Murgon Junior Cricket Club while his son played cricket and umpired and scored when needed.
Mark is devoted to his local community and the Nanango electorate and is committed to representing their interests in State government.