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Personal Page: Mark S. Ellis
Systems Analyst/Colleague Advancement Administrator
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
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
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)
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.