Western New Castle Republican Committee

Freedom, Liberty and Opportunity

Ken Simpler - State Treasurer

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Tom Wagner - State Auditor

State Auditor
401 Federal Street Townsend Building, Suite 1
Dover DE 19901
r.thomas.wagner@state.de.us
(302) 739-5055
(302) 739-6707
www.state.de.us/auditor

Gregory F. Lavelle - 4th Senate District

After many years volunteering with civic and non-profit organizations, Greg was elected to the 11th District of the Delaware House of Representatives in 2000.  In 2012, Greg was elected to the 4th Senate District.  While in Dover, Greg has dedicated himself to increasing transparency in government; fighting for tax policies and a tax structure that are predictable, competitive, and encourage economic growth; advocating government reforms that will increase accountability and responsibility; and working to speak out about the aspects of the “Delaware Way” that do not serve the citizens of Delaware in a positive way. Voters have signaled their approval by decisively re-electing him five times. He currently serves as the House Minority Leader for the Republican caucus.

His current committee assignments are as follows: House Administration; House Rules; Ethics; Transportation, Land Use & Infrastructure; Labor; and Sub-Committee on Manufactured Housing. He has formerly served as Vice Chair of Economic, Banking & Insurance and Vice Chair of Transportation, Land Use & Infrastructure. He has also served on the Revenue and Finance; Business, Corporations and Commerce; Judiciary; and Capital Infrastructure committees.

Greg currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Delaware Council on Economic Education and on the Advisory Board of the Fresh Start Scholarship Foundation, Inc. He previously served on the Board of Directors of Girls Incorporated of Delaware for seven years, including terms as Secretary, Vice President, and President and was a board member for Westside Health Service. He has also been actively involved over the years with a number of civic associations and other community organizations, including the Council of Civic Organizations of Brandywine Hundred where he served as Zoning Vice President for a number of years.

Greg has been with Puglisi & Associates in Newark, Delaware since 1987 where he currently serves as a Managing Director. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (Master of Governmental Administration, Fels Center of Government) and the University of Delaware (Finance and Economics), Greg also has his Certified Cash Manager designation from the Treasury Management Association. His major responsibilities at Puglisi & Associates are investment management and accounting for a group of the firm's clients.

Greg and his wife Ruth have two children and reside in Sharpley.

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Anthony Delcollo - 7th Senate District

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Michael Ramone - 21st Representative District

State Rep. Michael Ramone was elected to the House of Representatives’ 21st District seat in 2008, replacing then-retiring State Rep. Pam Maier.

Michael graduated from St. Marks High School. He attended the University of Delaware before opening his first business, Ramone’s Flower Shoppes in 1982. Since 1982, Michael, a true entrepreneur, founded, owned and operated multiple local businesses with his wife, Lisa, of 29 years. Together, they currently own six successful businesses that employ over 200 individuals throughout the year. These businesses include the Delaware Swim and Fitness Centers, the Delaware Swim Team, Aquatic Management Systems and BC Communities. They have three children – Brittany, 26; Ross, 24; and Nicholas, 21.


For 35 years, Michael’s passion has been coaching and mentoring children of all ages in swimming, and in life. Michael has supported the Boy Scouts of America, Special Olympics, Yes U Can Foundation, and the Police Athletic League by donating the use of his health club and aquatic facilities.


Michael serves on the board of trustees of Yes U Can USA Foundation and the Make-a-Splash Foundation Delaware. He served as treasurer for Delaware Chemo-Care Foundation and is past President of the Pike Creek/Hockessin Rotary. He is an active member of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce, the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce, and the Delaware PTA.

As a state legislator, Michael sits on the following House committees: Joint Sunset Committee; Economic Development, Banking, Insurance and Commerce; Housing and Community Affairs; Revenue and Finance; Veterans Affairs; and Labor. Additionally, he serves the people of our state as a member of the General Assembly Kids’ Caucus, the House Small Business Caucus and the Family Law Commission. He was also honored to be asked to serve on two of the Governor’s Councils – the Governor’s Mentoring Council for Children and Youth and the Governor’s Council on Health, Promotion and Disease Prevention.

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Joe Miro - 22nd Representative District

Rep. Miro, representing the 22nd District, was first elected in 1998. Rep. Miro and his wife Joanne raised five children in the Newark area. Joe currently serves as president of Miro Diversified Services. In the Delaware State House, Joe serves on the Appropriations, Education, Health & Human Development, and Joint Finance Committees. Prior to entering public service as a New Castle County Councilman, Rep. Miro educated students in foreign languages. Joe has over 30 years experience educating Delaware's youth teaching in the Christiana and Wilmington School Ditsricts.

Joe has served as a civic leader as past president of both the Pike Creek Civic League, and also the New Castle County Civic League. He is currently serves as Co-Chair of the Governor’s Advisory Council on Hispanic Affairs, and president of the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators - President. He is also co-chair to the National Conference of State Legislatures Immigration Task Force. Joe is a member of DSEA, and past president of the Latin American Community Center.

Joe and his wife Joanne are parishioners at Holy Angel's Church.

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