DeLauro Announces New Staff Members
NEW HAVEN, CT (August 18, 2017) — Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today announced two Connecticut natives have joined her staff. Will Serio, from West Haven, is serving as Communications Director in the Washington, D.C. office. Abdur Wali, from New Haven, has joined the New Haven office as a Congressional Aide Caseworker focusing on housing, mortgages, financial services, USPS, utilities, agriculture, and the environment.
“I am delighted to welcome Will and Abdur to my team. With their combined experiences, knowledge of Connecticut and passion for public service, I know they will be valuable assets for the people of Connecticut’s Third District, as well as to me as I continue to work on behalf of the District’s communities.”
Serio, a 2009 graduate of West Haven High School, is a 2013 Vassar College graduate. He received Bachelor of Arts degrees in both economics and political science, and served as Editor-in-Chief of The Vassar Chronicle, the campus’ monthly political journal. Most recently, Serio worked in the office of Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) on both her communications and legislative teams.
Wali, a father of three, graduated this year from Gateway Community College. While at Gateway, he served as president of the Student Government Association, president of the Black Student Association, head coach of the intramural soccer and volleyball teams, and represented Gateway at the White House Summit on Educational Excellence for African Americans. Wali grew up in New Haven and graduated from Hill Regional Career High School.