A Colorado resident and native westerner, Mark Udall represented the people of Colorado in the US Senate from 2009 to 2015 and the 2nd Congressional District from 1999 to 2009. During his time in office, Senator Udall successfully championed bipartisan legislation to balance the nation’s budget, fight climate change, protect our public lands, and establish tough but smart national security policies.
Prior to serving in Congress, Mark served as a field instructor and later as Executive Director for the Colorado Outward Bound School. Mark is an avid mountaineer and has climbed or attempted some of the world’s most challenging peaks, including Mt Everest, Kanchenjunga, Nanga Parbat, Denali, and Aconcagua.
Mark and his wife, Maggie Fox, live in Eldorado Springs, Colorado.