Mark Welden-Smith

Program Manager for Community Engagement

Mark is the Program Manager for Community Engagement at the eScience Institute. His career has been spent with higher education and nonprofit organizations, most recently at the University of California, Santa Cruz as the Associate Director of Marketing, Events, and Technology for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Previous roles include communications and marketing for the Australian Government’s Medicare and AusAID programs, volunteer management for community development and conservation efforts in Central America and Australasia, and community engagement for The Otter Project, a citizen science program studying California’s Marine Protected Areas. Mark graduated from Southern Cross University (1999) with a BA in Communications and Media Production.