As the webmaster for more than twenty years, Mark Barthel manages all archdiocesan websites and electronic communication systems. Mark has experience with creating websites, online forms, search engine optimization, and broadcast email systems. He was a member of the Wisconsin Air National Guard, retiring after 31 years of service in public affairs, multi-media, and video production. Mark has a degree in Visual Communication with knowledge of graphic design, photography, live streaming video, and hosting webinars.
He is a member of the Technology in Faith Formation committee, which hosts the Gigs, Geeks and God conference. As a presenter at the annual event, Mark helps parish staffs better integrate technology and applications into their ministries. Away from the office, he enjoys cooking, gardening, exploring nature and watching just about any sporting event on television.