Dr. Mark Rinne was reelected in November 2018 to serve a four-year City Council term (2019-2022). Dr. Rinne is the Council’s longest tenured member, now entering his sixth term. During his time as an elected official, Rinne has served as council president nine times.
Rinne is on the Friends of Botanic Gardens Committee. Additionally, he currently serves as the City’s representative for Wyoming Association of Municipalities (WAM).
Originally from Lincoln, Nebraska, Dr. Rinne has been a resident of Cheyenne for 32 years. As a councilman, Rinne points to his work on the Botanic Gardens Board and the extension of the Cheyenne Greenway as notable highlights during his time as a council member.
Rinne is married to his wife, Rose Ann, who currently serves on the Laramie County School District #1 (LCSD1) School Board and is a father of five.
Outside of Council duties, Rinne serves as a fencing instructor at Laramie County Community College (LCCC) and has previously coached youth soccer in the community. He is also a licensed private pilot.