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Newark Regional Office

Meet Our Leadership Team

Director: D’Laija Francis-Abdullah

Mrs. Francis-Abdullah was appointed Director of the Newark Regional Office (RO) in May 2021. Prior to her appointment, Mrs. Francis-Abdullah was the VR&E Division Chief at the New York Regional Office.

Veteran Readiness and Employment Officer: VACANT 


Michael Bucolo

Veterans Service Center Manager: Michael Bucolo

Mr. Bucolo joined the Newark RO in February of 2009 and took his current position in March 2012.