Director of Safety and Security
Seattle Pacific University
Mark has more than 30 years’ experience in security management at Seattle Pacific University where he manages and oversees public safety programs that include emergency and crisis management. He is also the co-owner of a security consulting firm, Educational Safety LLC. As Director, he has designed and managed emergency communication systems, fire protection programs, security operations programs and numerous security systems. Mark began designing video systems with active alarm interfaces in 1989. In 2007 he developed a security operations center that leverages digital video surveillance, access control, and alarm technology to provide 24/7 situational awareness in the campus environment. This center allows for critical incident management designed to deploy rapid, effective responses to a variety of crisis events. Mark manages a first responder team that enhances safety to the campus with skills in several public safety disciplines including medical response, fire protection and criminal interdiction. Mark oversees institutional compliance for a number of State and Federal regulations, including the Campus Security Act and has developed programs that maintain a safe environment through preventative actions.