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).
MD, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1983
BS, Biology, Baylor University, Baylor University, 1979.
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Cook Children's Medical Center
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.
He served on the Texas House Committees for Public Education and Appropriations and on the House Border and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee.
Member, Travis Avenue Baptist Church
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."