Mark Ten Eyck, Chief Program Officer
Mark first joined MCEA in 1996 as Legal Director and was Advocacy Director from 2003 to 2006. Prior to rejoining MCEA in 2017, Mark was Director of the Land Conservation Program at the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District. From 1978 to 1984, he was Executive Director of the Center for Building Conservation in New York City, where he also was an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University in the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Historic Preservation. He was an associate (1987-1992) and shareholder (1992-1994) at the Popham Haik Law firm in Minneapolis.
Mark is a native of Austin, MN and earned his B.A. in American History at Antioch College and his J.D. at Stanford Law School. His projects at MCEA have included municipal and agricultural water pollution control, multipurpose flood mitigation planning in the Red River Valley, wetlands litigation, and the 2008 Clean Water, Land, and Legacy Amendment.