Mark Nikota
Economic Development Officer
Mark has lived with his family in Hanna for over 20 years, where he has held a few positions, mainly in the financial sector. He served as the Mayor of Hanna from 2010 to 2013 and has also sat on numerous volunteer boards and committees. Notably, he was on the board of the Hanna Learning Centre, has been involved in Stage Hanna as an actor & board member, and has been involved in sports as the coach of his son’s soccer team and as a football referee for over 20 years.

As a business person and former Mayor, he has focused on community building, economic development, and communicating with residents. He helped form the Cactus Corridor Economic Development Corporation for Hanna and the surrounding region. As the new Economic Development Manager for Cactus Corridor, his role will be bringing opportunity and people to the region to help grow and diversify the economy.