Mark will bring new energy, a fresh voice, and strong leadership to the city council. He will be open, transparent, and accountable to you, the people of South San Francisco.
As Constituent Services Director for Congresswoman Jackie Speier, and a Senior Aide to former California State Assemblymember Gene Mullin, Mark has worked tirelessly to help seniors, veterans, families, and children access valuable services. As a councilmember, Mark will continue to be accessible to the needs of residents. He will ensure that your concerns and issues regarding various city needs are always heard and addressed. His experience helping numerous South San Francisco residents gives him a crucial perspective on solving local issues.
“I am running to ensure that my hometown of South San Francisco remains a safe, prosperous, and vibrant place for all families in our community. I will be a champion for all South San Francisco residents.”
As a Parks and Recreation Commissioner, Mark saw firsthand the importance of affordable parks and recreation services to improve quality of life. Mark will advocate for affordable fees for families to access parks and recreation services. Having played sports in South San Francisco from Little League to high school, Mark knows the importance of well-maintained playing fields. He will make sure this is a priority for the city council.
As a Planning Commissioner, Mark has consistently advocated for affordable housing. When housing developments have been presented to the Planning Commission, Mark has asked, “Does this project help the overall affordable housing crisis?” On numerous occasions, Mark has been able to win concessions for below market-rate housing. These wins are for everyday South San Francisco families.
I will never forget where I came from and how much this community has given me. You will always know where I stand and what I believe in.