Sushma MasemoreDeputy Assistant Secretary & State Energy Director

Sushma Masemore was named Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environment in 2018 and State Energy Director in 2019. 

Masemore is working to bring clean energy solutions and sustainable practices to North Carolina businesses, citizens, and government operations.  For the State Energy Office, Masemore oversees programs related to low-income weatherization assistance, energy planning, energy efficiency, and transportation alternatives.  Masemore is leading statewide initiatives related to climate change impacts, adaptation and resiliency.      

Masemore has over 30 years of public and private sector experience related to pollution control and energy systems planning.   For the Division of Air Quality, Masemore managed teams of engineers and scientists to develop air quality rules and state implementation plans.  Prior to that, she held various supervisory and deputy director roles in environmental consulting. 

Masemore earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from University of Maryland Baltimore County, and is a licensed Professional Engineer in NC.