Mark was re-elected again in 2011 to the 41st Canadian Parliament for his fourth term as the Member of Parliament for Langley with the highest number of Federal votes in BC. Mark has the honourable distinction of being the Parliamentary Secretary to four different Ministers of the Environment, from 2006 to 2011, helping guide Canada through 5 difficult years of minority Government.
In 2011, Mark was appointed to the position of Chair of the Standing Committee of Environment and Sustainable Development for Canada, overseeing Canada’s Environmental Committee work, studies and legislative reviews. In 2013, he was appointed to the Standing Committee on Industry.
Mark is very busy with important bilateral relationships. He is the Vice Chair of the Canada-Mexico Parliamentary Group, Treasurer of the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Group and Director for the Canada-Taiwan, Canada-Korea and Canada-Israel Parliamentary Groups.
Mark was with Canadian Prime Minister Harper on an official State visit to Ukraine. Mark also led a Canadian Parliamentarian delegation to Taiwan.
Mark is a long time Langley, BC resident where he and his beautiful wife Diane raised their 5 children. They now have 10 grandchildren.