Sen. Warner announces Keyanna Conner as state director

Keyanna ConnerU.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) announced Tuesday that Keyanna Conner will now lead Sen. Warner’s state operations as the state director.

Conner has worked as Sen. Warner’s Director of Government and Community Affairs since December 2014, serving as a primary point of contact between the Senator’s office and representatives of state and local governments, public agencies and constituency organizations. She will continue to be based in Richmond. Prior to joining Sen. Warner’s official Senate staff, Dr. Conner was a senior advisor on Sen. Warner’s 2014 re-election campaign.

“Our office puts a premium on the highest levels of constituent service, and Keyanna shares my commitment to solving problems and helping Virginians,” Sen. Warner said. “Keyanna has been an invaluable member of our staff, and I am very pleased that she will continue to work with state and local stakeholders and serve Virginians everyday as State Director.”

“I look forward to continuing to serve the constituents of the Commonwealth by leading Sen. Warner’s state operation. It has been an honor to work with state and local stakeholders this past year, and am pleased to continue that great work in this new capacity,” Conner said.

Conner graduated from Hampton University in 2006 and completed a doctoral degree in organic chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University in December 2015. She grew up on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.


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