Mark is President of the Wisconsin Unitarian Universalist State Action Network, a collaboration of the thirty UU congregations in Wisconsin. Ordained in 2018, Mark has a background in IT, manufacturing, and hospitality. Growing up in Maine, Mark has always had a love of nature and wilderness. A college project included tracing the path of Henry David Thoreau through the Maine Woods. In addition to canoeing through the Allagash Wilderness Waterway, Mark climbed Mt. Ktaadn in Maine on his 60th birthday. The UU congregations of Wisconsin are actively engaged in climate justice issues.
The Rights of Nature movement is a compelling opportunity to serve our constituents while working to change society's perspective on what it means to be in a healthy relationship with the non-human world.