Mary T. Boyle is a Commissioner of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). She was nominated by President Joseph R. Biden and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 22, 2022 for a term that expires on October 27, 2025.
Prior to her confirmation, Commissioner Boyle spent more than a decade at CPSC in senior positions across the agency, including as Executive Director and General Counsel. In those roles, she worked on a broad range of issues, including policy, administration, litigation, product recalls, civil penalty negotiations, and the development of rules and regulations. Throughout her tenure, she spearheaded many initiatives to protect consumers from hazardous and unsafe products, and she played a key role in the agency’s safety efforts on safe sleep and high-powered magnets, among other issues. In addition, over the years, she was instrumental in advancing the agency’s enforcement efforts.
Before joining the Commission staff, Ms. Boyle developed affordable housing programs for the city of Gaithersburg, Maryland, worked in private practice at a major international law firm, and served on Capitol Hill as a staff member for the late Congressman Stephen J. Solarz and for the Asia and Pacific Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
Commissioner Boyle received her B.A., cum laude, in English from Georgetown University in 1985 and her law degree from the University of Virginia in 1991. She is a member of the District of Columbia and Maryland Bars.
She was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York.