Today, the Baker-Polito administration announced Martin Suuberg, currently the Undersecretary for the Environment, as Commissioner for Environmental Protection. "I am pleased to have Martin Suuberg joining our team, " said Matthew Beaton, EEA Secretary-designate, "and look forward to the valuable experience he will bring from his current role in state government and long career in ensuring our environment is protected for future generations."
"I am honored to take on an expanded role in Governor-elect Baker's administration," said Undersecretary Suuberg, "and am excited for the opportunity to continue serving the environmental interests of the people of Massachusetts."
About Martin Suuberg:
Martin Suuberg has almost 30 years of experience working in environmental and natural resource agencies at the state and federal level, including the federal Department of the Interior, MassDEP, at the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs and the former Department of Environmental Management. His career includes almost ten years as Regional Director of MassDEP's Central Region, where his office was responsible for permitting, inspection and enforcement activities. As a lawyer and manager, he has worked to effectively and efficiently administer the environmental laws that protect the quality of life Massachusetts citizens so highly value.