Mark Young has worked in the field of parks, recreation and conservation for more than 40 years, serving the cities of Indianapolis and Bloomington, IN and Columbus, OH. Mark currently provides services with Parks Forever Consulting & Advocacy in Louisville, KY. He serves on the Board of Advisors with the Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands at Indiana University as well as an advisor to the Park Foundation School, sponsored by the NAPF.
Mark served a nine year term on the board of directors for the National Recreation & Park Association, and is a member of NRPA's public policy committee. He also serves on the Falls of the Ohio Foundation board of directors in IN.