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District 38

Alexa Avilés

Red Hook, Sunset Park, Greenwood Heights and portions of Windsor Terrace, Dyker Heights, and Boro Park

We have a dynamic, multilingual and dedicated team to serve and work with you. 

Edward Cerna. Chief of Staff. Edward is a career public servant and Sunset Park resident of over 25 years. Edward speaks English and Spanish and you may reach him at ecerna@council.nyc.gov.

Christina Bottego. Legislative and Budget Director. Christina raises her two daughters in the district and is proud to return to public service after working in the Council 2008-2012. You may reach Christina at cbottego@council.nyc.gov.

Rob Aguilar. Senior Community Advocate. Rob is a father of two and Sunset Park resident. Rob is bilingual in English and Spanish and may be reached at raguilar@council.nyc.gov.

James Neimeister. Communications and Organizing Manager. James speaks Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, and English and you may reach him at jneimeister@council.nyc.gov. James is also the office scheduler.

Bryan Gross. Community Advocate. Bryan was born and raised in District 38 and served in the Peace Corps in rural China. Bryan speaks Mandarin, Spanish, and English and may be reached at bgross@council.nyc.gov

Each one of us is here to serve our constituents first and foremost, regardless of our title. We look forward to seeing you around the district and at the office.