Robyn Crittenden Article

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Robyn Crittenden
28th Secretary of State of Georgia
In office
November 8, 2018 – January 14, 2019
Governor Nathan Deal
Preceded by Brian Kemp
Succeeded by Brad Raffensperger
Personal details
Political party Republican
Education Yale University ( BA)
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor ( JD)

Robyn A. Crittenden is an American attorney from the state of Georgia. She was the 28th Georgia Secretary of State. She is the first African-American woman to serve as a statewide constitutional officer in Georgia.

Crittenden earned her Bachelor of Arts from Yale University and her Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School. [1] Crittenden is a former general counsel for Morehouse College, assistant vice chancellor for legal affairs for the Georgia Board of Regents, and an assistant county attorney for DeKalb County, Georgia. [2]

In 2015, Governor Nathan Deal appointed Crittenden as the commissioner of the Department of Human Services. [2] Following the resignation of Brian Kemp as Secretary of State on November 8, 2018, Deal appointed Crittenden as the 28th Secretary of State to serve the remainder of his term. [3]

Crittenden and her daughter live in Tucker, Georgia. [1]

References

  1. ^ a b Air 4:55PM. "Robyn Crittenden sworn in as Georgia's Secretary of State". 11alive.com. Retrieved November 9, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Robyn Crittenden appointed Georgia secretary of state". ajc.com. Retrieved November 9, 2018.
  3. ^ https://gov.georgia.gov/press-releases/2018-11-08/deal-appoints-crittenden-secretary-state
Political offices
Preceded by
Brian Kemp
Secretary of State of Georgia
2018–2019
Succeeded by
Brad Raffensperger