Mark Rembacz is Western's Director of Student Engagement and Completion and has been instrumental in helping keep this institution's students on track. Like many of Western's employees, Mark goes above and beyond his job scope regularly. Whether it's leading the Outward Mindset Trainings, or Western 101, we can count on Mark. He even teaches outdoor classes like flyfishing!
While you've surely seen Mark around campus or at Western's extracurricular events, activites and athletic events - who is Mark Rembacz?
Mark has been at Western for 17 years. He was born in Albuquerque, NM and grew up in a military family which meant he got to move around quite a bit - even outside the U.S.A. Mark lived in Germany, Utah, Nevada, Idaho, and Nebraska. He's always been a sporty, outdoorsy guy playing ice hockey, baseball and football growing up. He served in the US Coast Guard and was stationed in New Jersey, Michigan, and San Francisco, California.
Mark attended the Southern Utah University, University of Wyoming and University of Maryland. He has four children; boys 24, 22 & 20 and a daughter 15. When he's not busy at the college, Mark enjoys almost many outdoor activities including; fly-fishing, hunting, backpacking, skiing & rafting. Last year he even completed a full-Ironman race (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike & 26.2 mile run) in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico!
Next time you see Mark around campus be sure to ask him about the great outdoor activities he's always involved in!