ABOUT MARK HUIZENGA
Mark has been involved with the City of Walker for the past 8 years. He started by serving on the Planning Commission from 2005-2011. In 2011, he was elected as a 3rd Ward City Commissioner. Mark was elected Mayor of the City of Walker in 2013, a position he currently holds.
Mark grew up in South Walker on a small farm and learned to work hard and enjoy the nature and green space Walker offers. After a few years and marriage, Mark and Kris returned to South Walker to build a home and raise their family. Mark and Kris have three children: Elaina, Olivia, and Blake.
Mark is a self-employed health care consultant. His consulting practice focuses on process improvement and strategic planning. It is in owning his own small business that Mark has learned the importance of strategic planning, financial responsibility, and accountability. Traits he carries over to his position as a Mayor.
Raising his family in Walker, Mark has a passion and desire to ensure that the City of Walker invests for future generations while being excellent stewards of taxpayer’s hardworking dollars.
City of Walker Commissioner - Elected in November 2011
City of Walker Planning Commission - 2005-2011
City of Walker Police and Fire Committee
City of Walker Finance Committee
Cub Scout Leader - 13 years
Small Business Owner - 15 years
Calvin Christian School Foundation - Past President
Calvin College Business Alliance Member
Grand Valley State University - Adjunct Faculty
LaGrave Christian Reformed Church - Elder/Deacon