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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York


Staff Directory

Congresswoman Velázquez employs a hard-working team of committed professionals in her Washington, DC office and her three 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 – Adam Minehardt
Legislative Director – Justin Pelletier
Financial Services Counsel – Richard Erkel

Sr. Policy Advisor – Neysa Alsina
Sr. Legislative Assistant – Jonathan Martínez
Legislative Aide– Jacob Hochberg      

Executive Assistant – Richard Bruno
Office Manager – Mory García

DC Scheduling Requests -

Press Staff:

Communications Director- Alex Haurek

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

Southwest Brooklyn Office

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

Lower East Side Office

Community Liaison – Iris Quiñones
Community Liaison – Jacqueline Hsia