About Rep. Mark Hargrove
Mark Hargrove was raised in an Air Force family, which was the foundation for his long record of service and community involvement. Mark first served as an Eagle Scout, then became a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, and went on to serve as a U.S. Air Force pilot. In addition to his military service, Mark has always been involved in a variety of work with his church and around his community. He has also had the privilege of volunteering in a rural orphanage in Zimbabwe.
Mark is currently a Boeing instructor pilot and union member, and teaches pilots from around the world how to fly Boeing's 747, 767, 777 and 787 airliners.
Since being sworn into office in 2011, Mark has made it his mission to promote limited government and fiscal responsibility, improve public education, advocate for transportation reforms, protect our most vulnerable, and create an economic climate that is friendly to small business owners and job creators.
Mark has lived in the Covington, Kent and Auburn area for more than 25 years, and has been married to his wife, Sandy, for more than 35 years. He is the father of two married daughters and a grandfather to five. His wife and daughters have all taught and/or coached at Auburn HS.