Commissioner Robyn A. Crittenden

Commissioner Crittenden

As Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Human Services, Robyn A. Crittenden oversees a $1.8 billion budget and more than 9,000 employees working to strengthen Georgia families and protect vulnerable children and adults from abuse, neglect and exploitation.  
 
Gov. Nathan Deal appointed Commissioner Crittenden to lead DHS in July 2015. Previously, she served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Georgia Student Finance Commission, where she promoted increased access to education for Georgians beyond high school. She also has served as General Counsel at Morehouse College, Executive Vice President and General Counsel at the Georgia Student Finance Commission, and Assistant Vice Chancellor of Legal Affairs-Contracts for the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. She also was an Assistant County Attorney in DeKalb County and an Associate at the law firm of Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy. 
 
Commissioner Crittenden received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Michigan School of Law. 

She and her daughter reside in Tucker, Georgia. 

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