Mark Peterson - Ward 1 - 307-870-4523
Mark Peterson was elected to serve as a Green River City Council member from Ward 1 beginning January 2013. Mark has lived in Green River his entire life. He is married to Debbie, and they have two children and 4 grandchildren.
Peterson worked for Stauffer Chemicals (now OCI), retiring after 35 years of service. During his employment there he held certifications as a 6-G welder, mine foreman and underground shot fire. He also served as an auxiliary officer for the Green River Police Department during the boom years of 1977-81. Mark is a master carpenter, local businessman and owner of Rust Rodz, LLC, where he has enjoyed restoring vintage vehicles for the past 27 years.
Mark has been an active volunteer in the community over the years. He has served on the Main Street Board, the Green River Historic Preservation Commission, helped with the Green River Chamber River Festival, and has been an active member and past president of Bow Hunters of Wyoming.
In assuming his duties as a City Council member, Peterson stated that all Green River issues are important to him and that he is looking forward to working with the Green River “fathers” and Mayors, past and present.