- Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
Media Contact for Brian Ferrarese Appointed Chief of Staff at MassDEP
Edmund Coletta, MassDEP – Director of Public Affairs
Boston — Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) Commissioner Martin Suuberg today announced that Brian Ferrarese has been appointed Chief of Staff at MassDEP.
"Brian has experience in both the House of Representatives and the Senate, working on a variety of environmental policy and legislative issues for the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture," said MassDEP Commissioner Martin Suuberg. "I look forward to working with Brian as he helps our agency continue its partnership with local communities, state and federal officials, environmental stakeholders, and business and professional organizations."
"MassDEP is an agency that is known in Massachusetts and across the country as a leader in protecting the environment, preserving our natural resources and encouraging sustainability," said Brian Ferrarese. "I look forward to joining Commissioner Suuberg and the experienced and dedicated staff to ensure that the agency's mission of protecting the environment and the public health is realized."
Brian Ferrarese, Chief of Staff, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
Brian Ferrarese comes to MassDEP after serving as Chief of Staff in the office of State Senator Anne M. Gobi, Senate Chair of the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Prior to that position, Ferrarese served as an Administrative Aide and Staff Director in the office of then State Representative Gobi when she served in the House of Representatives.
A native of Connecticut, Brian Ferrarese holds a degree as a Finance Major from Lasell College in Newton.
MassDEP is responsible for ensuring clean air and water, safe management and recycling of solid and hazardous wastes, timely cleanup of hazardous waste sites and spills and the preservation of wetlands and coastal resources.