MARK’S ACCOMPLISHMENTS

In 2008, the Board voted 4-1 for the land swap that secured the parcel on which the new McCorkle school sits. TUSD’s site selection committee had recommended a different site, ...

Mark has advocated continually for careful scrutiny of administrative and operating expenses. He has voted against many consulting contracts for services that appear overpriced or based on personal relationships or ...

After years of discussion concerning whether University High School (UHS) should admit out-of-district students, Mark successfully advocated for this change, which occurred six years ago. This has allowed UHS to ...

After the first major round of school closures, in 2010, TUSD received credible offers from four different charter schools, to buy or lease closed school sites. Mark was the only ...

A district as large as TUSD should benefit from many economies of scale. TUSD achieved this in one area by switching to self-insurance in health in 2010. Mark advocated for ...

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