AOAP Deputy Director


We’re excited and honored to welcome our newest member to the AOAP management staff Mark Basnight. He’s accepted the position as our new Deputy Director starting in April 2023. Mark’s widespread background covers over 40 years in Aquatics industry. He started his career with 20 plus years in the public/municipal industry, then moved in the private sector as the Regional Sales Manager for Lincoln Aquatics. His expertise and knowledge also include serving on multiple boards including 6 years with NRPA Aquatics hosting National Conferences for the aquatics section and for the past 7 years as AOAP vendor liaison with AOAP. With his outstanding and numerous relationships throughout the industry his contribution will certainly only enhance our organization moving forward.


Please join us in welcoming him into his new role.