Release date: November 29, 2017
Release number: 18-048

Release Details

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Acting Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle announced that Joseph J. Martyak has returned to CPSC to serve as Director of the Office of Communications. He reports directly to CPSC’s Acting Chairman.

Mr. Martyak has extensive communications experience in several government, private sector, and non-profit positions, including: Vice President of Communications for the Hawaii Community Foundation; Chief of Staff for former CPSC Commissioner Nancy Nord and Chief Counsel for Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle at CPSC; Associate Administrator for Public Affairs at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Deputy Undersecretary at the U.S. Department of the Interior; General Manager, Golin Harris International (Washington); Executive Vice president for Marketing, Communications and Public Policy for the American Legacy Foundation; and Vice-President for Corporate Affairs for two global corporations.

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