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Staff Directory

Congresswoman Velázquez employs a hard-working team of committed professionals in her Washington, DC office and her two District offices.

The constituents of New York’s 7th Congressional District are the top priority for Congresswoman Velázquez and her staff. We invite constituents to get to know the team working for you:

Washington Office

Chief of Staff – Melissa Jung

Deputy Chief of Staff - Richard Erkel

Legislative Director – Jonathan Martinez

Senior Counsel – Renata Beca-Barragan

Legislative Assistant – Monica Garay

DC Scheduler – Richard Bruno

DC Scheduling Requests -

Office Manager – Mory García

Press Staff:

Communications Director- Evelyn Quartz

Press Requests - email evelyn(dot)quartz(at)mail(dot)house(dot)gov 

Press Assistant/Staff Assistant – Chris Garcia


Brooklyn Office:

District Director – Evelyn Cruz
Staff Assistant – Maritza Rosario
Executive Assistant – Lucy Morcelo
Caseworker – Mercy Alves
Congressional Aide – Sammy Ortiz
Community Liaison – Julio Salazar

District Director – Dan Wiley
Community & Housing Coordinator – Melissa Del Valle Ortiz

Lower East Side Office

Community Liaison – Iris Quiñones
Community Liaison –  Ling Ye