Personal Profile

Full Name Mark Strama
Age 50
Race White
Occupation Technology Executive
Education B.A., Brown University
Spouse: Crystal Cotti

Representative Mark Strama was first elected to represent HD-50 in 2004.

He currently sits on the House Committees on Ways & Means and International Trade & Intergovermental Relations.

After graduating Brown University, he worked on Ann Richards' 1990 campaign for governor and is a former chief of staff for State Senator Rodney Ellis. In 1995, Strama become director of programs at Rock the Vote.

Strama founded the first company to register voters online and the Austin-based company was acquired by New York-based in 2000.

Strama has served on the board of directors of KidsVoting USA, a national non-profit organization that develops civics education programs for students. He was a founding board member of Hope Street Group.

Strama is a member of the Greater Pflugerville Chamber of Commerce and the Pflugerville Council of Neighborhood Associations. He is also a founding member of the Pflugerville ISD MEN in Education program.

Mark and his wife, Crystal, have two daughters, Victoria and Caroline.