Councilman Mark Solomon was re-elected in May 2013 to represent the City’s Place 2 seat. Place 2 encompasses the northeastern parts of the city. Solomon has served on the Council since 2009.
Prior to being elected, Solomon was vice chairman and member of the City Parks and Recreation Commission for six years. He also served as president of the L. V. Berkner High School booster club and PTA, where he was awarded the honorary lifetime membership in the Texas PTA.
Solomon received his bachelor's degree from Southeastern Louisiana University and his master's degree in education from the University of Southern Mississippi. He and his wife, Lynn, who is employed by Region 10 Service Center in Richardson, have two children and six grandchildren.
Professionally, Solomon is the owner of Assurnet Insurance Agency, an independent insurance agency located in Richardson.
Solomon currently serves on the board of directors of the Professional Insurance Agents of Texas, the board of directors of the Texas Association of Business, and is a member of the Dallas-Park Cities Philatelic Society, the Richardson Central Kiwanis Club and the Yale Park Homeowners Association. He is active in the Richardson Chamber of Commerce and the Spring Valley United Methodist Church.