Secretary and Chair of Audit Committee
Mark Tabbert had a 23-year sales-related trading career before starting his own trading and brokerage business. An experienced broker in the small-business world, he serves on the boards of the Orange County Interfaith Coalition for the Environment and the Banning Ranch Conservancy.
Mark Tabbert has been, since 2012, a full-time volunteer lobbyist with the Citizens’ Climate Lobby and co-founder of the 1st Orange County Chapter. Mark is a 1969 graduate in Political Science from SMU in Texas, served two years in the Army in Special Services, worked three years for Proctor and Gamble, and then sales-related trading work in the steel industry for twenty years. In 1997 he started his own business doing executive search and later worked as a business broker.
In the spring of 2001, Mark completed 15 units of graduate study at the Claremont School of Theology. “The life-changing course I took at Claremont was Earth Ethics, which really enlightened me as to the state of the natural world we live in. Climate Change is but one problem, but the problem with the shortest fuse”.