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Maria D. Mark

Executive Director


Commissioner, Atlantic Beach, FL

“Connecting our incredible park system to our community and conveying what it provides to the quality of life for our families and visitors is my primary goal as executive director of TTPF.”

Maria is a long-time Atlantic Beach, FL resident, where she lives with her husband, Bob and son, Garrett. She graduated from the University of South Carolina with a degree in business. Maria began working with TTPF and the St. Johns River Alliance in 2006 as the assistant program manager of both organizations. In 2008, she decided to focus her energies on TTPF and became the interim executive director. She was elected in 2012 as commissioner of Atlantic Beach and was appointed as Mayor Pro Tempore. Maria is also a Florida Master’s Naturalist graduate (2008); a certified paralegal; and former board member of Beaches Watch.