Secretary

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About Mark

Moving to Maryland in 1995 when the Republicans took the majority in the House of Representatives, Mark become Counsel to the Subcommittee on Government Management, Information & Technology of the House Oversight & Government Reform Committee.  He also quickly became involved with the Montgomery County Republican Party’s precinct organization, first as a Regional Chair in Legislative District 16 in 1996-2000, followed by being the District 16’s Chair, 2002-2007.

As Finance Chairman of the Montgomery County Committee first in 1999-2000 and then 2004-6, he increased the amount raised by more than 33% to $291,000 and the number of contributions by 32% to 2,417 in 2004-6, compared with the prior two-year cycle.

From 2008 to 2013, he served as the Montgomery County’s Party Chairman and has continued as Treasurer since 2013.

Mark's GOP Background

1978

Research & Issues Director – New York State Comptroller Edward Regan.

Outspent two to one and 21 points behind on Labor Day, Ned Regan upset his Democratic opponent, going on to win three subsequent elections, becoming the only candidate to ever win four statewide New York elections on the Republican & Conservative Party lines.

1993 – 1994

Finance Chairman – Kings County Republican Committee (Brooklyn)

Responsible for the successful fundraising turnaround for the Republican organization

1994

Founder, President – Brownstone Republican Club

(see http://brownstonerepublicanclub.com) Brooklyn, NY

1995 – 1998

Counsel – Subcommittee on Government Management, Information and Technology of the House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight

2000 – 2001

Member, FCC – George W. Bush’s Transition Team

2001 – 2003

President – Men’s Republican Club of Montgomery County

2008

Alternate Delegate, CD 8 – John McCain for President

2012

Delegate, CD 8 – Mitt Romney for President

2006, 2008 – Present

Central Committee Member – Montgomery County Republican Central Committee

Mark's Professional Background

A member of the DC and New York State bar, Mark is Director, Regulatory and Government Affairs at the Telecommunications Industry Association. TIA represents the global information and communications technology (ICT) industry through standards development, advocacy, tradeshows, business opportunities, market intelligence, and worldwide environmental analysis. After serving on Capitol Hill, he was Senior Vice President and Counsel of the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA, later Tech America) and Vice President & Counsel at Stateside Associates. .

While in New York, he was an executive with Park Communications, a large publicly-held newspaper and broadcasting company.