Meet Mark

Mark J. Cusack was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2010. During his time in the House, Mark has served on numerous committees including Elder Affairs, Municipalities and Regional Governmental, Health Care Financing and Transportation. Mark has also served in a range of leadership roles on Beacon Hill, advocating for his district and tackling the challenges of the most innovative industries in the Massachusetts economy.

  • Chair of the Joint Committee on Revenue
  • Former Chair of the Joint Committee on Marijuana Policy
  • Former Chair of the Committee on Technology and Intergovernmental Affairs
  • Former Vice Chair and Acting Chair of the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy

Mark is a third-generation Braintree native and a proud product of the Braintree Public Schools, K thru 12. He is the son of Brian and Cheryl (Morrissey) Cusack.  Prior to being elected to the House, Mark served as the Assistant to the first Mayor of Braintree, Joseph Sullivan. There he played a pivotal role in the implementation of Braintree’s new government as it changed from a selectman-town meeting form to a mayor-town council form.

Mark is the former Chair of the Braintree Democratic Town Committee, as well as a member in the Braintree Historical Society and the Braintree Sons of Italy. Mark is a 2007 graduate from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst where he graduated from the Commonwealth College Honors Program in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.  Mark also attended American University in Washington, D.C. and the National University of Ireland – Galway.