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Mark Evans, CMP

Past Chair & Certification Director

Mark Evans, MS, SCMP, (IABC Austin) is the owner of On The Point Communications, LLC, which specializes in public relations, crisis communication, social media, and corporate communications. Mark is a more than 25-year veteran of the public relations/strategic communications industry and advises clients on a wide variety of topics, including messaging, issues management, marketing/communications program development, and digital/social media strategy. He also teaches business communications at Texas State University and The University of Texas at Austin, and previously taught media writing at Texas A&M University. He holds a master’s degree in science & technology journalism and bachelor’s degrees in biology and journalism from Texas A&M. Mark is a longtime member of the IABC. He has served as an appointed member of the IABC Academy Committee, which oversees all education and certification programs for the international association. He is a past president of the Austin chapter and co-chaired the IABC Southern Region Conference that was held there in October 2014. He previously served on the IABC Academy committee and currently serves as the Vice Chair for the Global Communication Certification Council (GCCC) for IABC International. He has previously served the Southern Region as a Chapter Services Director for Texas, the VP for Region Development, Vice Chair, Chair, and Past Chair.