Mark Turner values his membership in these professional organizations:
Garden Writers Association is the non-profit association which provides leadership and opportunities for education, recognition, career development, and a forum for diverse interactions for professionals in the field of gardening communication.
Professional Photographers of America is the world’s largest nonprofit association for professional photographers, with more than 20,000 members in 54 countries. This association seeks to increase its members’ business savvy as well as broaden their creative scope, advancing careers by providing all the tools for success…as they have since 1880.
Professional Photographers of Washington provides professional education, networking, and a peer support group to photographers across the state. I am currently District Representative for the Northwest District, encompassing Whatcom, Skagit, Island, and San Juan counties.
Business Network International is a referral-oriented business networking organization with chapters throughout the world. Members follow a “givers gain” philosophy through helping fellow members find new clients and by supporting each other in our businesses. I’m a member of the By the Bay chapter in Bellingham.
Editorial Photographers is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the health and profitability of editorial photography. Our mission is to educate photographers and photography buyers about business issues affecting our industry, and in the process raise the level of business practices in the profession.
Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service and encourages high ethical standards in all vocations. I’m a member of the Bellingham Bay Rotary Club. Locally we’ve supported the Bellingham Food Bank, Hospice House, and a variety of other community organizations and services.
Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber’s top priority is helping businesses prosper in Bellingham and Whatcom County. I’ve been a member for over 15 years.