Community Leaders



The Shareholders of Sawko & Burroughs P.C. Gregory J. Sawko and Mark A. Burroughs are community leaders.

Gregory J. Sawko

Mr. Sawko currently serves or has served the community in the following capacities:

  • 2015-2017, Chairman of United Way of Denton County
  • 2015-2016, Chair, Zoning Board of Adjustment City of Denton
  • 2013-2016, Public School Foundation Board Member
  • 2013 Treasurer, For The Future Citizens Bond Package for DISD
  • Year 2013 United Way of Denton County Campaign Chairperson
  • Year 2012-2016 United Way of Denton County Executive Committee
  • Year 2012-2103, Campaign Chair-Elect United Way of Denton County
  • Year 2011 created Coatsforkidsride, Inc. a Non-Profit group whose purpose is to hold a motorcycle ride each year to obtain Coats of Kids who are in need.
  • 2010-2013, Treasurer The Hundred Club of Denton, Inc.
  • Founding Member of The Hundred Club of Denton, Inc.
  • Member of the Resource Development Planning Committee for the United Way of Denton County.
  • City of Denton Bond Oversight Committee 2000-2001
  • Denton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Executive Committee
  • Lake Forest Good Samaritan Village Board of Directors
  • Leadership Denton Class 1995-96
  • Leadership Denton Rookie of the Year- 1996
  • Leadership Denton Steering Committee 1999-2000
  • Denton Noon Kiwanis
  • Kiwanis Coalition Board of Directors
  • Kiwanis Club President, 2000-2001;
  • Kiwanis Club President Elect, 2000;
  • Kiwanis Vice President, 1999
  • Kiwanis Member of Board of Directors
  • Denton Business & Education Board
  • Texas Women’s University- Pioneer Scholarship Fundraising Committee 1998-2000; Chairman years 1998-2000
  • Organizer and Treasurer of The Hundred Club of Denton, Inc. supporting City of Denton Police Officers
  • City of Denton Traffic Safety Commissioner
  • 1999 City of Denton Blue Ribbon Bond Committee
  • 2000-2002 Bond Fund Oversight Task force
  • United Way of Denton County LIFE MEMBER
  • Leader on Loan- 2005-07
  • Partnership Development Committee Member- 2005

Mark A. Burroughs

Mr. Burroughs currently serves or has served the community in the following capacities:

  • Prior Mayor for the City of Denton 2008-2014
  • City Council, Denton Texas for Six years
  • Chair of the Denton Chamber of Commerce
  • Denton Chamber of Commerce current Vice Chairman and past Ex-Official Director (Two Years)
  • Denton County Transportation Authority Board of Directors
  • Greater Denton Arts Council President (Two Terms)
  • CASA Board of Directors
  • North Texas Clean Air Steering Committee (NCTCOG)
  • Campus Theater Advisory Board
  • Forrestridge Homeowners Association (Volunteer Legal Council)
  • Lake Ray Roberts Planning & Zoning Commission
  • Denton CIP Bond Oversight Committee Chairman
  • Denton Citizens Bond Committee
  • Mayor Pro Term – City of Denton (2002-2004)
  • Denton City Councilman at Large (1998-2004)
  • Denton Public Schools Foundation, Inc. President
  • Regional Transportation Council (NCTCOG) (2000-2004)
  • Dallas Regional Mobility Coalition (2000-2004)
  • Denton Rotary Club (Past President, Director)
  • KERA Public Broadcasting Board of Directors (2001-2007)
  • Leadership Denton General Chair (Two Years), Program Co-Chair. Graduate (1995)
  • Leadership Denton Alumni of the Year (1996-1997)
  • Cumberland Presbyterian Children’s Home Board of Directors (1997-2006)
  • Juvenile Diversionary Services of Denton (Teen Court) Board of Directors
  • Denton Business and Education Coalition Board of Directors
  • Cable T.V. Advisory Board Chairman (Two Years)
  • Denton Humanitarian Association, Inc. Board of Directors
  • DISD Adopt-A-School, PTA
  • Western Metroplex Mobility Coalition (past secretary)
  • Denton Arts and Jazz Festival (Booth Captain, Top Hand)
  • TEX-21 Board of Directors Transportation Excellence – 21st Century (2000-2004)
  • Denton City Council Tree Preservation Committee (Past Chairman)
  • Regional Transit Initiative, North Texas Clean Air Coalition (Current member, Past Chairman)
  • Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas (Charter Member)


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