Mark Mesle is the Senior Outreach Coordinator for the Midwest Regional Office in Chicago. Mark is working with community groups and local officials to build support for parks throughout the region.

He came to NPCA after spending his days working to empower community members to fight for a healthy democracy and his nights and weekends volunteering to empower people to fight for a healthy planet. As the Outreach Director for the Cook County Clerk’s office, Mark worked with organizations and schools throughout the Chicagoland area to promote voter registration and civic engagement. As a climate advocate he organized dozens of presentations and professional development training in support of climate action.