Mark A. Ervin
Mark Ervin joined the Foundation Board in 2001.
Ervin earned his bachelor’s degree in political science (’81) and a master’s degree (’85) from Ball State. He went on to the Indiana University McKinney School of Law where he received his juris doctorate, cum laude, in 1992. Ervin was a member of the first graduating class of John R. Emens scholars at Ball State and has served for many years as a community representative on the John R. and Aline B. Emens Scholarship Selection Committee.
Ervin was a member of the Ball State University Alumni Association’s Alumni Council from 1996-2007 and served as president of the Alumni Council in 2006. He was a recipient of the Alumni Association’s Benny Award for outstanding service to Ball State and the Outstanding Young Alumni Award in 1994. Ervin joined the Ball State University Foundation board in 2001.
Mark is an attorney and partner with the law firm Beasley & Gilkison, LLP in Muncie and served two terms as the firm’s managing partner (from 2005-2010). Active in the Muncie community, he is a member of the board of directors for the Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County and will serve chair of the board for 2013-2014. Ervin also served as a member of the board for the Exchange Club of Muncie (president, 2000-2001), as a director for the Muncie/Delaware County Bar Association (president, 2005-2006), and as a board member for the East Central Indiana Estate Planning Council (president, 2010). He also served on the boards for the Muncie Children’s Museum and Mental Health Association of Muncie and Delaware County.
Ervin resides near Selma, Indiana, with his wife, Molly. They have two adult children, Priscilla and Zachary.