Date(s) - 06/11/2021
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The Day the World Turned Upside Down
Mark will share his observations on the programs and services adaptations the Pima Council on Aging (PCOA) made due to the Pandemic, the vaccination process and other issues. He will also discuss what he believes will be future changes in aging services and advocacy.
W. Mark Clark is President & CEO of Pima Council on Aging, a position he has held since January of 2014. He has more than forty years of executive leadership of human service, housing, behavioral health and faith-based organizations. From 2011 to 2013 he served as Associate General Minister of the Cleveland-based United Church of Christ. He has been active in number community and professional organizations, including the Old Ft. Lowell Neighborhood Association and Arizona Town Hall, and the United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona. He is currently the Board President of The Presidio San Agustin Museum and a member of the City of Tucson Commission on Equitable Housing and Development. As an advocate for older adults and those with disabilities, Mark has testified before the United States Senate Special Committee on Aging and various committees of the Arizona Legislature. He is honored to have been selected Arizona Social Worker of the Year in 2009, and to have received Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness and the Arizona Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Mark holds an undergraduate degree from NAU and a Masters degree in Social Work from ASU, where he has served as a faculty associate and field instructor.