Mark Evans

Mark Evans

Mark Evans, Board of Education-Elect, District 9

Mark Evans was elected in 2022 to represent District 9 on the Board of Education in Athens, Georgia. He will take office in January 2023.

Evans’ website

Signature Issues

Evans mentions three issues of focus on his website. These include making the Clarke County School District more attractive to prospective teachers, using more of the options available to a charter school system and taking “serious look” at school district leadership.


Evans is a professor of education at Piedmont University.


APN interviewed Mark Evans and his opponent, Elder Johnson, about their run for school board.

Evans went on Tim Bryant’s radio show in March shortly after he announced that he was running for school board.

Political Affiliation

Primary Ballots: Evans almost always takes Democratic primary ballots. but not exclusively.
Inferred Party: Democrat

Election Results

2022 Local Election

Mark Evans 51.1%
Elder Johnson – 49.0%