Mark Pothen is the Chief of Operations for Local 49. A member since 1999, Mark worked in the paving, sand, and gravel industries before moving to work as an Organizer in 2004. He also administered the Market Recovery Program for a period of time. Mark transitioned to becoming a Public Sector Business Agent in 2006 and served and assisted members in that position through 2017. Mark served on the Executive Board, Region 1, from 2013 through 2017.