Mark M. Shelton – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Previous Candidate for State Senator District 10, Texas

Republican Party of Texas
PO Box 12008Ft. Worth, TX 76110
817 921 6554
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)

He grew up in Arlington. Mark and Mary Ann have been married 30 years and live in Fort Worth. They have three adult sons (all three Eagle Scouts) and a daughter (a Girl Scout Gold Award recipient).

Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)

MD, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1983

BS, Biology, Baylor University, Baylor University, 1979.

Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)

Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Cook Children's Medical Center


Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)

Delegate, Texas Grand Old Party Straw Poll, 2007

Volunteer, Troop 17, Boy Scouts of America

Former President/Former Board Member, Lena Pope Home

Executive Board Member, Longhorn Council

Board Member, Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth

Executive Committee, Tarrant County Republicans

Precinct Delegate, State District 10 Convention

Delegate, State District 10, Texas Grand Old Party Convention, 2006

Election Judge, Precinct 1076.

Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)

He served on the Texas House Committees for Public Education and Appropriations and on the House Border and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee.

Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)

Member, Travis Avenue Baptist Church

Accomplishments (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)

He is "A" rated by the NRA and his legislative leadership awards include recognition as a "Health Care Hero," "Legislator of the Year" and "Taxpayer Advocate."

We Need Your Help