Mark Bouma started with the NTTA in 1998 leading the design and construction of the President George Bush Turnpike and Addison Airport Toll Tunnel. In 1999, he became Director of Engineering, leading the NTTA’s rapid growth in planning, design and construction of toll road and capital improvement projects. In late 2007, he became the NTTA's Technical Oversight Leader, providing technical direction and quality assurance over design and construction in the NTTA's newly formed Project Delivery Department. Previously, Mark was employed for 12 years by HNTB Corporation. His work included construction management of the Dallas North Tollway extensions from IH 635 to SH 121, TxDOT bridge inspections, rehabilitation design of the historic Waco Suspension Bridge, and design of bridges and interchanges. Mark earned his B.S. and M.E. degrees in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1983 and 1986, respectively. Mark is the past Chairman of the Engineering and Design Committee for the International Bridge Tunnel & Turnpike Association. He is also very active in the Boy Scouts in Frisco as Assistant Scoutmaster, Venture Crew Associate Advisor, Unit Commissioner and Chapter Advisor to the Boy Scout Order of the Arrow honor society.