Michael J. Sullivan is currently serving his fourth term as Director of the Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance (OCPF). Appointed unanimously by a bi-partisan commission to his first term in 1994, he is the only Director to be reappointed in the over 40 year history of the office. Prior to his appointment at OCPF, Mike served as the City Clerk in Newburyport, MA.
He served two stints (2008, 2016) as President of the Council on Governmental Ethics Laws (COGEL) and served on its Steering Committee for seven years. COGEL is the national organization of government administrators in the campaign finance, ethics, public information and lobbying arenas.
An alumnus of Tufts University, Mike is also a member of the Association of New England Football Officials and the North Shore Baseball Umpires Association. A native of Lynn, MA, he resides in Newburyport, MA.