Mark was first elected as the State Member for Morayfield at the 2009 State Election and he currently serves as Minister for Police and Corrective Services and Minister for Fire and Emergency Services in the Palaszczuk Government.

Mark is a long-term resident of the Caboolture-Morayfield area, having grown up in Burpengary.  Mark has qualifications in law and arts with majors in international relations and economics.