Mark Davis Named Executive Director of Delaware Harness Racing C - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Mark Davis Named Executive Director of Delaware Harness Racing Commission

Posted:
DOVER, Del.- The acting executive director of the Delaware Harness Racing Commission has been named to the post permanently.

Mark Davis, the Delaware Department of Agriculture’s deputy principle assistant and policy advisor, had been acting director since September 2013 after previously serving as a liaison to the harness racing industry.

“Mark Davis has done an admirable job supporting the industry and leading the Commission’s regulatory efforts over the last eight months,” said Secretary of Agriculture Ed Kee. “This is an important part of our agricultural sector, and Mark will continue to work ensuring that the integrity and security of racing is paramount.”

The six-member Delaware Harness Racing Commission supported the appointment of Davis. The commission licenses owners, trainers, drivers, and grooms at Harrington Raceway and Dover Downs.

“I am honored by the Commission’s confidence, and look forward to continuing working with the industry to ensure fair and equitable races,” Davis said.

Davis began his career at DDA as a land-use planner, from 1995 to 2005, and previously worked at the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control as an environmental scientist, from 1991 to 1995. He holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental science from Livingston University. Harrington is home for Davis, his wife, Wende, and four children.
  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • Update: One Died After Car, School Bus Collided Near Smyrna

    Police: One Hurt After Car, School Bus Collide Near Smyrna

    09/19/2017 07:25:00 -04:002017-09-19 11:25:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-09-20 03:49:27 GMT
    Delaware State Police say one person had to be rushed to the hospital for injuries sustained in a crash between a car and a school bus Tuesday morning north of Smyrna.More
    Delaware State Police say one person had to be rushed to the hospital for injuries sustained in a crash between a car and a school bus Tuesday morning north of Smyrna.More
  • Delaware Unemployment Rate Rises to 4.9 Percent

    Delaware Unemployment Rate Rises to 4.9 Percent

    09/19/2017 19:52:00 -04:002017-09-19 23:52:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 8:20 PM EDT2017-09-20 00:20:27 GMT
    DOVER, Del. -- Delaware's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 4.9 percent in August.The Delaware Department of Labor said in its monthly report on Thursday that the state experienced its fourth increase to the unemployment rate in fivMore
    DOVER, Del. -- Delaware's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 4.9 percent in August.The Delaware Department of Labor said in its monthly report on Thursday that the state experienced its fourth increase to the unemployment rate in fivMore
  • Talbot County Leads Fight Against Drug Addiction

    Talbot County Leads Fight Against Drug Addiction

    09/19/2017 20:07:00 -04:002017-09-20 00:07:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 8:12 PM EDT2017-09-20 00:12:41 GMT
    There was purple, purple, purple as people gathered Monday night at the Talbot County Courthouse to shine a light on a clear message.More
    There was purple, purple, purple as people gathered Monday night at the Talbot County Courthouse to shine a light on a clear message.More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices