U.S Rep Pete
Visclosky, D-1st, is announcing the promotion of several members of his
Washington, D.C., office with ties to Northwest Indiana.
from Chesterton was recently promoted to Legislative Director, responsible
for leading Visclosky’s legislative priorities and monitoring House floor
activities. “I studied Government in college and was fortunate to be able to
serve as an intern in the First District’s D.C. office,” Adamczewski said in
a statement released on Monday. “I’m grateful to be able to continue using
my skill set and knowledge of Northwest Indiana to provide services to our
corner of Indiana.”
Sonja Schaefer, a
Valparaiso native, began as an intern in the D.C. office and is currently
transitioning from Staff Assistant to a Legislative Correspondent position.
“From Washington State to Washington, D.C., I enjoy being able to support
Congressman Visclosky and promote my home area that has a huge sandy beach
in one direction and cornfields in the other,” Schaefer said.
Michael Peterson, a
Highland native and Valparaiso University graduate, has served as an intern
in both the Merrillville and Washington offices and recently transitioned to
a Legislative Correspondent position.“I am proud to be able to work to help
provide the residents of Northwest Indiana, as well as all Americans, with
chances to succeed and grow regardless of their background or zip code,”
from Munster is currently an intern in the Congressman’s Washington office
and will assume a full-time Staff Assistant position this month upon his
graduation from American University. “Northwest Indiana has provided me such
a great educational foundation and community growing up.Ê I will try my best
to ensure that similar opportunities are made possible for everyone in
Northwest Indiana through the work and initiatives of Congressman
Visclosky,” Chintamani said.
“We are incredibly
fortunate to have such dedicated staff that brings a wealth of perspectives
and knowledge of Northwest Indiana to Washington, D.C., Visclosky said.
offered in the Merrillville and Washington, D.C., offices throughout the
year. For additional information on applying for an internship, visit