Mark Traas

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Mark Traas
Term: 2017-2019

Data Systems Administrator
Residential Programs and Services
801 N. Jordan, 2nd Floor
Bloomington, IN  47405

Mark has earned the following degrees: MBA (International Management) ’05, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Graduate School of Business (Australia).

Mark is Data Systems Administrator and Diversity Committee member for IU Bloomington Residential Programs & Services. He is also actively involved in implementing IT systems and policies for campus building access to ensure the safety and security of our residents on campus.

Originally a Bloomington native, Mark lived abroad in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for 20 years, working with the United Nations and World Customs Organization before returning to Bloomington in 2008 to work for IU. He has travelled extensively throughout Asia, Europe and North America. With his experience living and working abroad within diverse cultural environments, Mark hopes to provide fresh new insights and ideas about how we can continue to better serve our highly diverse community of students and staff from all around the world here in Bloomington with heartfelt Hoosier hospitality.

Mark enjoys doing DIY home projects and gardening, playing electric blues guitar, reading fiction and non-fiction, watching movies and going for bike rides and hikes on Southern Indiana trails with his family.