Director John Marasco
Director John Marasco's Biography
John Marasco was confirmed as Director of Motor Vehicles by Governor Sununu on March 1, 2022. Prior to the position of Director, John served as a member of the New Hampshire State Police for twenty-five years where he retired holding the rank of Major.
One of Director Marasco’s passions is working to empower community members through the coordination of events that bring public safety officials and the public together and he was recognized for his police-community relations efforts in 2017 when he was awarded an MLK “Keeping the Dream Alive” award by the National Cultural Diversity Awareness Council. He continues with these efforts as Director of Motor Vehicles, creating a Community Outreach group that meets monthly.
John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University and a Master of Science degree in International Business from Southern New Hampshire University and he has also worked for many years as an Adjunct Professor within the Justice Studies Program at Southern New Hampshire University.
Message from the Director:
Driving a motor vehicle on New Hampshire roadways is a privilege, and it is important to remember that we all share in the responsibility for safe roadways. Also, being aware of New Hampshire laws and rules is an integral part of being a safe driver. Safe drivers and safe vehicles make for safe roadways for all.
Wishing you safe travels and please be sure to "Be a Leader on the Roadway!"