Mark W. LaSalle, Ph.D.

Mark is a member of the Rotary Club of Moss Point – since 2007. He has served as Club Secretary, Membership Chair, and President. At the District level Mark has served as Assistant District Governor for the East Mississippi Territory and currently supports the District’s Membership and Foundation Committees. Professionally, Mark is a naturalist and wetland ecologist, providing expertise on wetlands, water quality and environmental impacts of humans. He has also developed and conducted a number of environmental education programs and workshops for youth, teachers, realtors, and the general public on a variety of subjects including wetlands, natural history, and environmental landscaping. Mark is a graduate of the University of Southwestern Louisiana (B.S. and M.S. degrees) and Mississippi State University (Ph.D.). He and his wife Mary have four children and nine grandchildren.