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  Clark, Ken
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NameKen Clark
Address325 W Coronado Rd
Phoenix, Arizona , United States
Emailkclark@azleg.state.az.us
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InfoKen Clark has spent the last decade working in non-profit and political organizations in America and Europe.
He and his wife, Lisa Marmur, own and run a graphic design and advertising business in downtown Phoenix, called Roadrunner Wallaby & Associates.

Ken on the board of the Phoenix Arts District Community Development Corporation, which seeks to solidify arts development in downtown Phoenix. He is also on the Encanto Village Planning Committee.

Before starting the graphic design business, he worked for various non-profit organizations in Phoenix, including Neighborhood Partners, Inc., which seeks to strengthen relationships between neighborhood groups in order to solve difficult urban problems, such as crime, blight and homelessness. He was a fundraising consultant for the Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness and an Equal Justice Fellow for the William Morris Institute for Justice in Phoenix, where he was a registered lobbyist.

From 1995 to 1998, Ken created and produced a series of conflict resolution-based talk radio programs that aired on radio stations all over Bosnia. He was the Bosnian County Director for Search for Common Ground, the international mediation and citizen diplomacy organization. He trained over 100 journalists, producers and radio hosts in techniques of conflict resolution and journalism, and implemented over 300 broadcasts of the program. He reported on his work to organizations such as the National Security Council and the European Union and wrote about his work in trade journals and periodicals. The radio format has been copied in similar projects in the United States and Latin America, and Ken's Bosnian colleagues continue to train and produce in Bosnia.

During graduate school, Ken worked as a field organizer for the Concord Coalition, the Washington DC-based deficit reduction organization, which was started by Senators Paul Tsongas and Warren Rudman. In 1995, he completed his Master's Degree in International Relations from the American University in Washington, DC.

Ken went to college at Northern Arizona University, where he worked in student government, and was involved in political campaigns. In 1992, he was a delegate to the state convention for Bill Clinton, and worked for the Karan English for Congress Campaign. Ken was also an intern through the offices of Dennis DeConcini, at the Helsinki Commission, in 1990.

Ken first moved to Sierra Vista, Arizona with his family in 1981. He left in 1985 to attend a NATO high school in Holland, and returned.


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