Mark is second generation North Bondi, his father Peter was an Australian Champion and life long member. Mark first joined as a nipper in 1982, before gaining his QC and then Bronze Medallion in the 1985/86 season. He was given the honour of being elected a Life member of North Bondi SLSC in 2004. He has been on the Board of Management in varying roles since 1989 when he assumed the role of Club Vice Captain for 4 years, and then Club Captain for a further 3 years. During his time as Club Captain Mark went on to manage the majority of the clubs sponsorship, and then held the position of Club Vice President for 18 years during this time he also held the position of Head of Sponsorship, Marketing and Events.
Some of the highlights of his time in the club have been, being team manager for the World Life Saving Championships in Wales and England in 1994, organising the Centenary Dinner for 450 members and in his words “there are too many things to name, but the many great friends and good times had at the club are the most important”
Since 2014, Mark has been President of North Bondi with a strong focus on the membership and inclusion, he also represents the club at several district and regional surf life saving delegations.