Mark Dewart, Trustee


Married to Sharon and they have two sons, Stephen (married to Sharokina) and John, and a daughter, Elizabeth.

Village Resident:

Since 1982.


A.B. in Biology, Wabash College;

M.A. in Biology, Peabody College at Vanderbilt University;

M.S. in Industrial Administration, Purdue University.


Principal Scientist and Group Leader. Technical Project Management, including new product development, process engineering and technical support.

Community Involvement:

Lake Bluff Village Trustee (2011-present);

Former Administrative Board President and current Trustee of Grace United Methodist Church;

Former President and Board Member of Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Rotary Club;

Board Member of Lake Bluff History Museum;

Past Chairman of Gorton Community Center and Foundation;

Past President of the Lake Bluff Community Development Association; and

Past President of Wabash College Alumni Association.

Hobbies and Interests:

Reading, sailing and aviation.

Village Issues Most Concerned With (not listed in any particular order):

  • Integration of the Strategic Plan with Village administration and planning and residents' priorities;
  • Balance effective community services and income sources;
  • Sustain and enhance a diverse local economy;
  • Maintain a balance of housing alternatives to ensure the viability and vitality of our community;
  • Support an intergovernmental summit to assess cost-efficiencies among local municipal, park, and educational entities; and
  • Support the resolution of open housing developments at Stonebridge, Bath and Tennis, and Lansdowne Subdivisions.