PROFILE

Mark Hawke was born and raised in Gardner, Massachusetts, where he currently serves as Mayor. He resides in the City with his wife Shelly and their son, Justin.


PROFESSIONAL CAREER


CITY OF GARDNER, MASSACHUSETTS, Mayor, 2008-Present

CITY OF GARDNER, MASSACHUSETTS, Grants Administrator, 2001-2008

ARCH WIRELESS, Business Analyst, 2000-2001

TOMRA, Operations and Logistics, 1998-2000

WASTE MANAGEMENT, Regional Logistics & Trainer, 1995-1998





EDUCATION


ANNA MARIA COLLEGE,
Masters in Business Administration

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST, Bachelors, Political Science

MOUNT WACHUSETT COLLEGE, Associates

GARDNER HIGH SCHOOL,
Diploma


PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS


MASSACHUSETTS INSPECTOR GENERAL'S OFFICE, 
Massachusetts Certified Public Purchasing Official designation
     



COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT


MASSACHUSETTS MAYOR'S ASSOCIATION, 2016 President

MASSACHUSETTS MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATION, Board of Directors 

MONTACHUSETT REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION, Various Board Memberships

MOUNT WACHUSETT COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Board of Trustees (2005-2016)

GARDNER SQUARE TWO, INC., Director & Past President

GFA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Board of Directors 

GREATER GARDNER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, Member, Former Board of Directors

NORTHERN WORCESTER COUNTY ALZHEIMERS WALK, Honorary Chairman for 3 Years

NORTH CENTRAL PATHWAY COMMITTEE, Former Board of Directors

WINCHENDON ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS, Past Member

ACADIEN CLUB, NAPOLEON CLUB, and POLISH AMERICAN CITIZENS CLUB, Memberships

NORTH CENTRAL MASS YOUTH HOCKEY, Coach

GREATER GARDNER STREET HOCKEY ASSOCIATION, Coach

GARDNER YOUTH SOCCER LEAGUE, Coach


AWARDS


MOUNT WACHUSETT COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Alumnus of the Year, 2016

MASSACHUSETTS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL,
Leadership Award

EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Central Massachusetts Community Leader Award