Meet the Staff

  • Raymond Valadez

    Chief of Staff

    raymond.valadez@cityofchicago.org

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    Raymond’s duties and responsibilities include handling all zoning and landmarks matters, residential and commercial development issues, building permit issues, and liquor license applications. He also is the office liaison to the CHA and the local Chambers of Commerce and the Special Service Areas.

    Raymond received a Political Science degree from the University of Illinois and an M.A. in International Affairs from American University. He lives in Humboldt Park with his wife and 6 year old daughter.

     

    Orlando Moreno (no relation)

    Aldermanic Aide

    Orlando.Moreno@cityofchicago.org

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    Orlando handles all Streets and Sanitation issues for the ward. He processes Refuse Rebates and is the office liaison to the Departments of Human Services, Animal Control and the United States Postal Office. He also handles any tenant/landlord concerns.

    Orlando graduated from Dominican University with a B.A. in Political Science. He lives in Wicker Park.

     

    Rocio Varela

    Aldermanic Aide

    Rocio.Varela@cityofchicago.org

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    Rocio handles issues related to public safety and crime. She is the CPD and Park District liaison in our office. She organizes the 1st Ward Satellite Offices and is our intern supervisor.

    Rocio served in the Navy for ten years, before receiving her B.A. in Political Science from DePaul University. She lives in Logan Square with her two children.

     

    Jerry Mandujano

    Aldermanic Assistant

    Jerry.Mandujano@cityofchicago.org

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    Jerry mostly works on issues relating to CDOT (Dept. of Transportation) and traffic issues. He is the office liaison to the CTA, organizes property tax workshops and the ward infrastructure menu.

    Jerry graduated from Michigan State with a B.A. in Comparative Cultures and Politics. He lives in Logan Square.

     

     

     

     

     

     

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