Phil, a lifelong West Virginia resident, was raised in Brooke County and graduated in 1978 from Brooke High School. He currently resides in the city of Follansbee with his wife, Sandra, where he is an active member in the community. Their family includes daughters Cassie and her husband Cory, Carrissa and her fiancé Chase, Carlie, and two grandchildren, Cory and Juliana.

Completing a four year electrical apprenticeship from the Steubenville Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee, Phil is now a 37-year member of the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) and a former president of IBEW Local 246.  His other civic contributions have included being the former president of Brooke Hancock Labor Council and former vice-president of the Brooke County Economic Development Authority.

In 2010, Phil Diserio was appointed by Governor Joe Manchin to the West Virginia Parkway Authority. In 2012, he was appointed by Governor Tomblin to the West Virginia Legislature, where he was re-elected later that year to the 81st Legislature.

After being elected to the 83rd Legislature in 2016, Phil will continue to use his position in the House of Delegates to fight for ALL workers and families in our great state of West Virginia.



  • Graduated Brooke High School in 1978
  • 4-Year Electrical Apprenticeship Graduate from Steubenville Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee
  • Member of St. Anthony’s Church in Follansbee, WV
  • Member of Knights of Columbus
  • Member of Wellsburg Elks
  • 37-Year member of IBEW
  • Former president of IBEW Local 246
  • Former president of Brooke Hancock Labor Council
  • Former VP of Brooke County Economic Development Authority
  • Appointed by Governor Manchin in 2010 to WV Parkway Authority
  • Appointed by Governor Tomblin in 2012 to WV Legislature
  • Re-elected later in 2012 to 81st Legislature
  • Elected in 2016 to 83rd Legislature


  • AFT West Virginia (American Federation of Teachers)
  • WV Education Association
  • UMWA (United Mine Workers of America)
  • IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers)
  • WV State Building Trades
  • Upper Ohio Valley Building Trades
  • West Virginia AFL-CIO
  • Parkersburg/Marietta Building & Construction Trades
  • USW (United Steel Workers)
  • WV Association of Justice
  • SEIU 1199 (Service Employees International Union)
  • International Association of Sheet Metal Workers
  • Communication Workers of America
  • Sheet Metal Workers Local 33
  • UFCW Local 23 (United Food & Commercial Workers)