Niko’s Resume



American University, School of Public Affairs (SPA), Washington, DC                          May 2023   Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

Minor: Public Policy

GPA: 3.93

SPA Leadership Program

Relevant Courses and Projects: Selected to study and develop leadership skills through advanced practical training and by implementing social action projects for communities at large

Connetquot High School, Bohemia, NY                                                                                       June 2020

Honors: Graduated in top 3% of class, GPA 4.0, NYS Attorney General’s Triple “C” Award, Office of the State Comptroller Student Achievement Award


Legislative Correspondent, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. Feb. 2022 -Present

  • Drafting of constituent and intergovernmental correspondence, as well as oversight of office mail program
  • Represent member office in meetings with lobbying organizations, constituents, and federal agencies
  • Completion of media talking points, legislative decision memos, bill summaries, and vote recommendations

Intern, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.                         August 2021-Present

  • Answer calls from constituents wishing to share various comments and concerns, receive assistance dealing with a federal agency, or to seek updates on previously filed cases
  • Evaluate the information provided by constituents to provide the assistance/response of best fit
  • Completion of assigned office projects, including but not limited to committee briefings, the compilation of press clips and legislative co-sponsorships, responding to constituents, and drafting of language for social media and official correspondence

Intern, Suffolk County Page Program, Suffolk County, NY                             May -August 2021

  • Attended weekly workshops with legislative interns throughout Suffolk County
  • Engaged in mock legislative meetings, committee work, drafting of legislation, and budgetary planning
  • Received valuable training and knowledge on the inner workings of county government from prominent county officials

Dispatcher, Bohemia, Holbrook Fire Districts, Suffolk County, NY     March 2021- Present

  • Dispatching of Fire and EMS alarms with an average annual emergency response total between 1,500 and 2,500 alarms per agency, for eight agencies
  • Utilization of Red Alert and SCM dispatching software, Suffolk County Signal Codes, and radio communications through Zetron MAX and Motorola dispatch systems
  • Engage in routine cleaning of fire district building, grounds, and apparatus when necessary and applicable


Firefighter, West Sayville Fire Department, West Sayville, NY                  May 2019- Present

  • Earned certifications in Firefighter 1, Hazmat First Responder Operations, Fire Police, EVOC, Ladder Company Operations, and ICS 100, 200, and 700
  • Fostered an improved affinity for teamwork and service to others by responding to various emergencies within my community at all hours of the day and night
  • Achieved the highest firefighting certification exam score in Suffolk County for the year of 2019


  • Computer: Microsoft Office, Google Suite, IndiGov, Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat, Workplace, GroupMe, Alpine Red Alert and SCM Dispatching Software, Zetron MAX and Motorola dispatch systems
  • Practical Skills: CPR/AED, First Aid, Administration of Naloxone