Mark Raming currently serves as the Secretary on the board of directors of Utah Open Lands and the conservation subcommittee. He has 30 years experience as an environmental planner and biologist and 20 years in business and executive management. He was a founding principal of a national environmental consulting firm and served as its executive vice president until his retirement in 2009. He has significant experience in land conservation planning and environmental permitting as well as organizational development and marketing. Mark also serves on the Advisory Board for the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning at Utah State University.