Mark Heyck was appointed to the GMF Council in 2007 and is now vice-chair. A municipal leader and heritage professional, Mark serves as mayor of the City of Yellowknife and website and multimedia coordinator for the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. He was appointed to the GMF Council in 2007 and is now vice-chair.
During his nine years on Yellowknife city council, Mark has chaired the city's Community Energy Planning Committee and Heritage Committee. His leadership has contributed to new energy-efficient building standards, increased use of renewable energy, and the greening of municipal operations.
Mark has also volunteered with numerous community organizations, including the Union of Northern Workers and Folk on the Rocks - a northern music festival that attracts performers from around the globe.