Mark Turner is the Director of Public Policy for Colorado Nonprofit Association. Since 2005, he has directed the organization’s actions on state and federal policies, trained nonprofits on advocacy and lobbying strategies, and communicated with Colorado’s nonprofits about pertinent laws and regulations. Previously, he was the Membership Services Manager for the Association and worked as a Research Assistant for the Latin American Research and Service Agency in Denver. He earned a B.A. in Government and Legal Studies from Bowdoin College in 2000 and completed the Denver Community Leadership Forum in 2004 through the University of Colorado at Denver. He is the Treasurer of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Denver and serves on advisory committees to the Colorado Secretary of State and Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Denver. In his spare time, he plays the drums, writes poetry, and plays Ultimate Frisbee.