P. Mark Ghan, JD

Vice President for Special Projects and General Counsel

Western Nevada College

Mark Ghan is vice president for special projects and general counsel at Western Nevada College, which is a member institution of the Nevada System of Higher Education. In this role, he works closely with the president and senior leadership to advance the mission and goals of the college, oversees Human Resources, Information and Marketing, and Institutional Research, is legislative liaison for government affairs, and provides legal services.

Ghan previously served as acting president of the college for the 2017-2018 academic year during the pendency of a national presidential search and previously served as vice president for human resources and general counsel from 2006-2013 and vice president for administrative services and general counsel from 2013 to 2017.

Ghan began his employment with the Nevada System of Higher Education as an Assistant General Counsel in 2001.

Ghan graduated from Western New Mexico University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and received his Juris Doctor from the Santa Clara University School of Law.