Col Mark Lee
Colonel Mark A. Lee joined Civil Air Patrol in 1982 as a cadet, with the Philadelphia Composite Squadron 102. As a cadet, he held every position on the cadet staff. He commanded two Pennsylvania Wing Drill teams and competed in two Region Cadet Drill competitions. He completed phase four of the cadet program and achieved the grade of cadet Lieutenant Colonel. He assumed command of Squadron 102 shortly after becoming a senior member. After successfully completing his term as Squadron Commander Colonel Lee then moved on to serve as the Cadet Programs Office for Pennsylvania Wings Group 10 and as Deputy Commander of Group 3100. He then went on to serve 5 years as the Northeast Region Director of Finance. Colonel Lee returned to PA Wing and served as the first Director of training for the Wing. He then served as the Pennsylvania Wing Chief of Staff and Vice Wing Commander. Colonel Lee served as the Pennsylvania Wing commander from 2007-2011.
He is a CAP Pilot and holds Master ratings in Cadet Programs, Command and Safety.
His professional awards include Gil Rob Wilson (2086), Distinguished Service Award and numerous Exceptional Services Awards, Meritorious Service Awards and Commanders Commendations. He is a graduate of the Northeast Region Staff College, National Staff College, Region and Wing Commanders Course, Inspector General College and the National Safety College.
Colonel Lee graduated from Holy Family University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology for Business, La Salle University with a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), and Saint Joseph’s University with a Master’s of Science in Safety and Environmental Management.
He is married with two children and lives in Philadelphia Pennsylvania.