About Carl Marcellino
Carl Marcellino was elected to represent the Fifth Senate District (Parts of Nassau and Suffolk Counties) on March 14, 1995 and serves as the Vice Chairman of the Senate Majority Conference. He is Chairman of one of the Senate’s senior committees, the Senate Education Committee and Vice Chairman of the Transportation Committee. Senator Marcellino also serves as a member on the Senate Committees on Rules, Finance, Banks, Consumer Protection, Cultural Affairs and Tourism, Environmental Conservation, and Labor. From 1995 to 2008 he served in the capacity of the Chairman of the Senate Environmental Conservation Committee. Senator Marcellino has built a reputation as the champion of significant environmental legislation and has written over 100 environmental laws. Senator Marcellino’s environmental accomplishments include being the prime sponsor of the landmark Brownfield/Superfund Reform Law, the Pesticide Notification Law and the Nation’s first law phasing out the groundwater contaminate MTBE from gasoline.