Robyn Crittenden Article

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Robyn Crittenden
28th Secretary of State of Georgia
Assumed office
November 8, 2018
Governor Nathan Deal
Preceded by Brian Kemp
Succeeded by Brad Raffensperger (Elect)
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 is 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–present
Succeeded by
Brad Raffensperger
Elect