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Mark Trinko

Bellevue, WA, United States

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Overview

  • 138 Positive References3 Neutral1 Negative
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning Sign Language - American
  • 56, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • Small Business Growth Alliance & lawyer
  • Thomas Edison College 4 years. Ran a...
  • From Northglenn, CO
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

I completed my list and have now made a new one, I guess I have to live another 50 years!

ABOUT ME

5'10", 200 pounds, age 56, white male, left sided brain, not very artsy or creative, but VERY logical. My wife is the artsy one.

PHILOSOPHY

try to help others make more of themselves

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

local CS meetings and use CS when travel

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have hosted about 300 CSers and 35 youth thru Lions Club Youth Exchange Program. I have served on the Lions committee for this for 10 years. I have surfed in about 90 different houses in South America and Mexico. I try to attend the local events when not having to work. My wife is in CSing too.

Interests

Lions Club, mentoring youth, politics, Penguins, travel, Zoos

Music, Movies & Books

Heavy Metal, System of a Down, Argos Classical, Contra-bassoon solos

One Amazing Thing I've Done

8.5 ton marijuana bust in Florida by myself while in USCG during the Cuban Marielita thing 1980s

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach financial planning stuff like mortgages, real estate, insurance, investments, taxes, IRAs, etc. I was an English teacher specializing in ESL.

What I Can Share With Hosts

We can cook a Costa Rican breakfast

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Plurinational State of, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Germany, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Republic of, Lithuania, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, United Kingdom, United States, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Countries I've Lived In

Chile, Costa Rica, United States

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