Alicia DelVento made an impressive debut as the master of ceremonies at Speaker Robert DeLeoâ€™s 2020 Re-Election Campaign Kickoff Breakfast Sunday at the Lodge of Elks.
DelVento, graduate of Winthrop High School and UNH with a degree in Health Management and Policy, displayed poise and confidence in delivering her remarks and introducing public officials before the capacity crowd in the hall.
â€œThe Speaker asked me if Iâ€™d like to be the master of ceremonies and of course I said, â€˜yes,â€™ â€“ Iâ€™ve always been a big supporter,â€ said the dynamic 25-year-old Winthrop resident. â€œHeâ€™s always been a good supporter of mine and encouraging me in my public service.â€
Aliciaâ€™s mother, Cathy DelVento, was Mr. DeLeoâ€™s legislative aide when he was first elected to the House of Representatives. Aliciaâ€™s father, Nick, is a former Winthrop town councillor.
Alicia is a Democratic State Committeewoman for the Senatorial District that includes Winthrop. She works as a communications and policy aide to State Rep. Danielle Gregoire at the State House.
DelVento said that she is supporting Sen. Edward J. Markey in his bid for re-election. â€œIâ€™m 100 percent with Ed Markey,â€ said DelVento. â€œHeâ€™s been a friend to Winthrop and Revere, especially with the changing climate and how hard itâ€™s hitting Winthrop. He has been a fierce champion for the people of our state, and especially for Winthrop and Revere.â€