Mark is an aquatic ecologist whose career has always been tied to the Takshanuk Watersheds' salmon resources.
was lucky enough to be brought to Haines as a child in 1968, and was immediately drawn to the complexity of the marine and freshwater ecosystems of Haines.
was a commercial salmon fisherman for 17 years.
As a biologist, he has worked directly for state agencies and has run a fisheries research consulting business since 1982.
has an extensive background in habitat assessment as well as restoration project design, implementation and monitoring.