8855 South 700 West, Sandy, Utah 84070      (801) 561-7662

Mark Hurst

Board member term: 1/1/2014 - 12/31/2017

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Mark Hurst was reelected to the Board of Trustees of Sandy Suburban Improvement District in November, 2009. He previously served two elected terms on the board, from 1999-2003 and 2003-2007, and as chairman of the board was instrumental in reshaping the District's leadership, management, and direction.

Mark is a lifelong resident of Sandy and has been active in politics, government and community service for most of his adult life. He has served on Sandy's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) committee, many years as a Democratic voting district chairman and delegate, and has been active in school community groups and with the PTA.

He is a 1965 graduate of Jordan High School, holds a 1973 bachelor's degree from the University of Utah, and recently was awarded an associate degree in Paralegal Studies from Salt Lake Community College. He is a Vietnam veteran, having served four years in the United States Air Force in England, the U.S. and a year at Bien Hoa Air Station in 1969-70. He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Vienna, Austria, and has been employed by the LDS Church for the past 33 years in the Priesthood and Public Affairs Departments. He currently serves as executive assistant to the Managing Director of the Public Affairs Department.

He has worked for the University of Utah, Brigham Young University, Snowbird Corporation, and as a young man worked in retail grocery for several years. He anticipates retiring from LDS Church employment soon and intends to begin a second career as a paralegal.

Mark lives in Historic Sandy, where he grew up, and is active in local community and church service. He plays the cello, studies politics and government, and enjoys music, travel, reading, cooking and activities with his large extended family.

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