Mark’s previous volunteer work includes two years of working with the underprivileged in Tasmania and directing prison programs at McNeil Island and Terminal Island Federal Penitentiary. He’s also served on many boards, including the Aquarium of the Pacific and the Peninsula Education Foundation.
Mark and Barbara have four children and seven grandchildren.
What motivates your desire to give back?
Growing up in a family of givers and doers who believed in helping and lifting one needy person at a time was the basis for a lifetime of volunteering.
Why are you supporting the medical center?
Little Company of Mary’s mission to help the poor and vulnerable and to provide world class healthcare right here in the South Bay is completely aligned with my values.
Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
I enjoy working with like-minded individuals dedicated to helping those in need within our community. I was happy to serve when asked.