The ALS Association

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Mark Hershey

ALS Association Position: Vice Chair of the Board of Representatives

BOR member from the Orange County, California Chapter. At the age of 15, Mark was told that he was too young to be hired and to come back in a year. Instead he started a business that became a landscape contracting business. He has continued in that business and this is their 45th year in business. They employ 40-60 full time employees depending on the size of the projects that they are working on. He was married in 1980 and has 3 grown, married children who have children of their own making him the grandfather of soon to be 7 grandchildren. He snowboards and runs marathons as a way of refusing to be old, even though he says he is. He has been involved with the ALS Association since 1999 in the capacity of fundraiser, board member, board president and as a BOR member.

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