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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Maria Duaime Robinson Democrat - 6th Middlesex

Maria Duaime Robinson is the first Korean-American elected to the General Court of Massachusetts. Previously, she led Advanced Energy Economy’s program on wholesale markets, including engagement at FERC and the regional transmission organizations. Prior to that, she focused on regulatory issues relating to energy and air, including leading the organization’s state Clean Power Plan campaign, which covered over two dozen states across the country. She managed report development and data-driven analysis at the state and national level. Maria was employed by Navigant Consulting in the renewable energy and energy efficiency practices, supporting the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in analyzing and procuring contractors for statewide renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. She interned with the U.S. EPA’s office of Water and with former U.S. Representative (now Governor) Jay Inslee.

 

Maria is a member of the Framingham Democratic Committee and was a member of Town Meeting. She is an award-winning music director in the Greater Boston region and enjoys playing piano for shows. Originally from Northeastern Pennsylvania, Maria is an international transracial adoptee who was raised Irish-German Catholic. She lives in Framingham with her husband, Matt, her parents (whom she convinced to become reluctant New Englanders), her soon-to-be-adopted daughter, and their dog.

Personal Information

Profession:

Clean energy expert

Spouse:

Matt

Children:

1

Pets:

Dog, Guinness

Interests:
  • Musical theater, historical biographies

Career Highlights

  • Director, Wholesale Markets at Advanced Energy Economy
  • Senior Consultant, Renewable Energy Group at Navigant Consulting

Education & Public Service

  • S.B. Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Masters in Energy Law, University of Tulsa
  • Former Member, Framingham Town Meeting
  • Lifetime Member, Girl Scouts of the USA