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Ms. Maria Kristela Sylvia Castronuevo

Legislative Staff Officer
Office of Senator Ralph Recto
Philippines

Maria is a legislative staff officer at the Office of Filipino Senator Ralph Recto. In this role, she is responsible for conducting research, drafting legislation and addressing correspondence on behalf of the Senator. She also prepares briefings and fact sheets and provides analysis for proposed legislation, and acts as a frontline officer concerning topics from health, social welfare, peace process, and unification to defense and national security.

Prior to this, Maria was a legislative staff officer at the Congressional Oversight Committee on Official Development Assistance. She was also a research analyst at the Armed Forces of the Philippines.