Mark has served as SBCV Disaster Relief Director or Coordinator since 2002. He has completed more than 45 courses through the Emergency Management Institute including Incident Command System (ICS) Instructor, CERT Instructor and various other courses. He as developed numerous courses for SBCV Disaster Relief and has collaborated with the North American Mission Board in the development and teaching of ICS for Southern Baptists.
Prior to his current position he taught high school in Virginia for 12 years after serving in the U S Navy on various ships and submarines for 20 years.
The SBCV Disaster Relief ministry exists to bring Help, Healing and Hope to those impacted by disaster in Virginia and across the nation. We provide recovery teams (chainsaw and flood recovery) mass feeding (in partnership with American Red Cross), spiritual care and mass distribution teams to meet the physical and spiritual needs following disasters.