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Meet Mark Mann

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Mark Mann has lived in Senate District 46 for 18 years and was born and raised in Eastern Oklahoma. He attended the University of Oklahoma on a President’s Leadership Class Scholarship and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Government.


Mark proudly served on the Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education for seven years, leaving in early 2024. As the District 4 Board Member, his peers twice selected him to be Vice Chair of the board. Mark represents families in the central core of Oklahoma City. Mark chairs the district’s Finance Committee and Co-Chairs the Bond Committee. In his time on the board, Mark has gained a reputation as an advocate for increased school funding, public transparency for school finances, and as an advocate for students. 


Mark currently serves as a board member for the Oklahoma State School Boards Association, Oklahoma Lawyers for Children and Families, a non-profit organization that assists children with legal representation and educational advocacy, and the Oklahoman Alliance for Healthy Families, a statewide coalition of public health experts and parents working to improve the health of our schools, communities, and families. 


Mark is a past board member and Treasurer for Youth Services for Oklahoma County’s Board of Trustees (PIVOT); a past board member for Wilson Arts Inc., a non-profit foundation supporting Wilson Arts Integration School in Oklahoma City; a past board member of The Oklahoma Celebration of Reading; a past board member of the Warren Spahn Gala Awards which honors Oklahoma high school student-athletes, an Oklahoma sports broadcaster, and the best left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball; past president of Bricktown Rotary Club and chairman of the Bricktown Rotary Foundation; and as past assistant district governor for Rotary International District 5750. Additionally, Mark was appointed by Governor Brad Henry to serve on an Oklahoma State Board. Additionally, Mark was honored as an outstanding state employee during his service to State Superintendant Sandy Garrett.  


Mark organizes the Annual Oklahoma City Charity Scotch Tasting, The Maine Event OKC, and WSKY Q and Blues. Each year, all three events benefit a different Oklahoma City area school or children’s charity. 


Mark's strong family values are evident in his personal life. He resides in the Mesta Park area of Oklahoma City with his wife Tonya, a lifelong educator. Together, they have raised two sons, Alex, who is now an attorney in Denver, and Andrew, who is currently a student at Classen School of Advanced Studies High School in Oklahoma City. This personal aspect of Mark's life underscores his understanding of the importance of education .

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