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FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel Announces New Staff

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Released: June 4, 2012

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This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action.
See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).

June 4, 2012
Carolyn Conyers, (202) 418-2400


Washington, DC—FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel today announced the appointment of Valery
Galasso as Confidential Assistant and Special Advisor and Priscilla Delgado Argeris as Legal Advisor.
“I am delighted that both of these accomplished individuals are joining my office,” said Commissioner
Rosenworcel. “Their strong backgrounds in communications policy and mix of experience in the public
sector and private sector will mean good counsel for my office and exceptional support for the important
work ahead at the Commission.”
Valery Galasso will serve as Confidential Assistant and Special Advisor. She previously served as a
Special Assistant for Legislative Affairs in the Office of Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. In this role,
she managed day-to-day operations in the Vice President’s Senate office. She also served as a liaison to
congressional offices, with responsibility for researching legislative issues, processing Member requests,
and monitoring House and Senate floor activity. Ms. Galasso previously served as a Graduate Fellow at the
Office of Congressional Affairs at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration at the
U.S. Department of Commerce. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Connecticut
and a Master of Arts in Public Policy with a concentration in Science and Technology Policy from Johns
Hopkins University.
Priscilla Delgado Argeris will serve as legal advisor with responsibility for wireline and consumer issues.
She previously served as an associate at the law firm Wiley Rein, where she focused regulatory and
litigation matters involving federal and state communications law. She is a member of the American Bar
Association, Hispanic National Bar Association, and Federal Communications Bar Association. Prior to
law school, Ms. Argeris worked as a legal assistant at PG&E National Energy Group. Ms. Argeris received
her undergraduate degree from Princeton University. She received her law degree from New York
University School of Law, where she served as Articles Editor of the Journal of International Law and

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