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Personal Page: Mark S. Ellis

Click for larger photoSystems Analyst/Colleague Advancement Administrator
Information Systems
Phone: 509.777.4412
Fax: 509.777.3786
mellis@whitworth.edu

As the database administrator for the Ellucian Colleague Advancement System, Mark keeps the Colleague Advancement system up and running. He provides customizations to the Colleague Advancement System and completes systems analysis tasks as requested by Institutional Advancement. Mark spends some time in the UNIX systems programming area as well. He provides oversight for the database integrity issues and interfaces the Colleague Advancement system to outside software. The Colleague Advancement system keeps information on the college's alumni, donors, past and present parents, corporations, trusts, foundations, estates and community friends.

Mark is also an adjunct faculty for the Math and Computer Science Department at Whitworth. He teaches mostly upper division computer science courses, specializing in computer architecture.

As a retired United States Naval Reserve Submarine Officer, Mark completed command of a Trident Submarine Security Unit attached to Commander Submarine Group Nine, at Subase Bangor, Wash. He also was the Commanding Officer of Submarine Group Nine Det 522 which includes the Trident SSN submarines. This command was at Submarine Base Bangor. He assisted the Commander Submarine Forces Pacific (COMSUBPAC) Submarine Force Management Assistance Team where civilian management techniques and technologies are studied for implementation by the Navy in submarine management settings. His last assignment was with Submarine Group Seven in Japan.

In his spare time, he enjoys camping and Blues Festivals.