State Representative Mark Waller currently represents House District 15, which encompasses portions of Northeastern Colorado Springs. Mark served as the House Minority Leader for the 2013 legislative session. He has also served on the Committee on Judiciary, State Veterans and Military Affairs Committee, Committee on Local Government, Executive Committee, Legislative Council, and the Committee on Legal Services.
He was born in Macomb, Illinois. Mark received his undergraduate degree in political science from Southern Illinois University in 1992. He then studied at the University of North Dakota where he received his Masters Degree in Space Studies in 1998, followed by his Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver, College of Law in 2003.
Mark served on Active Duty in the United States Air Force from 1993 – 2000 and in the Air Force Reserves from 2001 – 2009. He deployed to Baghdad, Iraq in 2006 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Mark formerly worked as the Deputy District Attorney for the 10th Judicial District in Pueblo, Colorado, and for the Fourth Judicial District in El Paso County, Colorado.
Mark has been married to his lovely wife Jennifer since 1994. They have two children Truman (1999) Camille (2003).