Mark is the Chief of Staff and the Chief Sustainability Officer at the State University of New York. Mark was the President for the National Recycling Coalition for eight years and his expertise include accelerating solutions to climate change, adaptive and regenerative communities, collaborative governance and problem solving, conflict resolution, disaster response and recovery, environmental justice and protection, interest-based negotiation, the “next” economy (green, circular), organizational development and leadership, resiliency, social equity and inclusion, the sustainable management of discarded materials, and sustainable financing solutions. He abides by the Haudenosaunee guiding principle of seven generations thinking.