Mark joined the School of Law as the Oregon Office for Community Dispute Resolution (OOCDR) Program Administrator in October of 2014. The OOCDR supports important services for 17 community dispute resolution centers in 25 counties throughout Oregon. Mark earned his Masters degree in Public Administration at Portland State University and holds a Bachelor of Science in Social and Behavioral Sciences from Linfield College. His advanced degree emphasized non-profit management including project management, fiscal management, strategic planning, and organizational development. In 2012 he was selected to participate in the Strategic Perspective of Non-Profit Management executive learning program at the Harvard Business School. He served as the Executive Director for the Bend Area Habitat for Humanity from 2008-2014, where he worked with affiliates in a variety of contexts including dispute resolution, disaffiliation, and organizational development. Mark’s previous experience includes serving as a Program Manager for the High Desert Education Service District for eleven years, where he developed entrepreneurial activities to benefit underserved populations, implemented and managed School Improvement Department programs, and was responsible for development of funding sources and grant writing. Mark has lived in Oregon since 1995 and enjoys spending his free time traveling and being outdoors. He is an avid cyclist, hiker, fly fisherman, and skier. He also likes giving back to his community by volunteering his time to several organizations.