Mark Hartman turned 27 on June 6. He is the third of nine children, born and raised in Zurich (near Stratford). He studied Landscape Design at Fanshawe College in London ON, then ran his own landscaping and construction company. He was a member of the CCO Impact Victoria Team. He was a team member with Pure Life Ministries, bringing teenagers into a lived encounter with Christ through retreats and gatherings on the message of chastity. He is a third degree member of the Knights of Columbus, enjoys soccer, and is an avid volleyball player.