William N. Brownsberger
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William N. Brownsberger

State Senator, 2nd Suffolk And Middlesex District
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64
Years of Age
24
Years of Experience
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William N. Brownsberger (born March 21, 1957) is an American politcian and the President pro tempore of the Massachusetts Senate representing the Second Suffolk and Middlesex District which includes his hometown of Belmont, as well as Watertown, and parts of Allston, Brighton, Fenway-Kenmore, and Back Bay which are neighborhoods of Boston. From 2007 to 2012 he was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. He was a candidate for the Democratic nomination in the 2013 special election to succeed Ed Markey in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Experience

Education

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Harvard Law School
JD
1983
Harvard College
BA
1978

Past Positions

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President Pro Tempore
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate
2019 - Current
Senator
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate
2012 - Current
Representative
Commonwealth of Massachusetts House of Representatives
2007 - 2012
Member
Belmont Board of Selectmen
1998 - 2007
Assistant Attorney General
State of Massachusetts
1992 - 1998
Project Manager
Morgan Stanley
1984 - 1988
Deputy Chief Prosecutor
Public Protection Bureau
Former Associate Director for Public Policy
Division on Addictions, Harvard Medical School
Former Co-chair
Harvard Interdisciplinary Working Group on Drugs and Addictions
Former Faculty Program Director
Program on Drugs and Crime, Kennedy School of Government Executive Programs
Former Law Clerk
Federal District Court, Boston
Former Research Associate
Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation
Former Senior Criminal Justice Advisor
Join Together, Boston University School of Public Health

Other Experience

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Former Coach
Belmont Soccer Association
Former Chair
South Pleasant Street Land Use Committee
Former Chair
Arlington-Belmont-Cambridge Stormwater Flooding Board
Former Chair
Belmont Democratic Town Committee
Former Member
Steering Committee, Suburban Coalition
Former Member
Fiscal Policy Committee, Massachusetts Municipal Association
Former Chair
Judiciary Committee, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate
Former Member
Ethics Committee, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate
Former Member
Joint Committee on Transportation, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate
Former Member
Joint Ways and Means Committee, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate
Former Member
Joint Public Service Committee, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate
Former Member
Joint Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate
Former Member
Joint Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery Committee, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate
Former Member
Election Laws Committee, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate
Former Member
Municipalities and Regional Government Committee, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate
Former Member
Global Warming and Climate Change Committee, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate
Former Member
Improve Government Committee, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate
Former Member
Ways and Means Committee, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate
Former Vice Chair
Joint Committee on Revenue, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate
Former Vice Chair
Ethics Committee, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate