Staff

Executive Director, Mark Seale

A seventh generation Texan originally from Plano, Mark Seale has been involved in politics and government since 1989. His family has a long history in rural Texas, having been farmers and ranchers in the panhandle and in south Texas for many generations.

His public service includes experience on staff in the Texas Senate and House, as Deputy Director of a major state agency, and as Director on statewide campaigns. In the private sector, Mark has worked as a corporate telecommunications lobbyist and as a public affairs consultant for several telecommunications, utilities, and cybersecurity companies.

Mark and his wife, Laura, live in Austin and have two children, Jack and Abbie, both in college. Mark is a proud member of the University of Texas Longhorn Alumni Band.