Meet the Congressman
Are you interested in politics? Do you have a desire to run for office one day? Congressman Joseph Morelle (NY-25) will be on campus to share his experiences in government.
Date: October 1, 2019 - October 1, 2019
Time: 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Wilson Formal Lounge, Haffey Hall
Hosted by the Office of Government Relations
Congressman Morelle will share his personal experience transitioning from the New York State legislature to the House of Representatives. Learn how the freshman Congressman set up his office and navigated Capitol Hill during his first year. Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend!
About the Congressman
Congressman Joe Morelle is proud to represent New York's 25th Congressional District, which includes almost the entirety of Monroe County. A lifelong resident of Upstate New York, Rep. Morelle is a former small business owner and was previously elected to the Monroe County Legislature as well as the New York State Assembly, where he served as Majority Leader from 2013-2018. Throughout his career, Rep. Morelle has worked diligently to improve and expand access to healthcare for all people, grow our economy, and protect our communities by passing legislation to ban assault weapons and strengthen gun background checks.
A graduate of the State University of New York at Geneseo, Rep. Morelle resides in the town of Irondequoit in Rochester, New York, with his wife, Mary Beth. They have three children and three grandchildren.