Mark Shepard

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Mark I Shepard (born 1960) is a Vermont State Senator (R-Bennington) and unsuccessful candidate for the 2006 Republican nomination for Vermont's at-large United States House of Representatives seat.

Biography[edit]

Mark Shepard was born on September 12, 1960 in Windsor, Vermont and grew up in the neighboring town of Hartland. After graduating from Hartford High School in 1978, he went on to earn a Journeyman Electrician License (1982), a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University of Florida (1986), and a Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1994).

Shepard and his wife Rebecca have lived in Bennington, Vermont since 1994, and have four sons: Issac, Caleb, Zachary, and Samuel.

He is the owner and operator of an industrial control and test systems engineering business, which he founded in 1993.

Public life[edit]

In 2002, Shepard was elected to the Vermont Senate. He was reelected in 2004.

Shepard ran for the 2006 Republican nomination for Vermont's at-large United States House of Representatives seat. On September 12, 2006 he was defeated by Martha Rainville in the Republican primary.

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