AR at VA Dems Convention

Alexsis is the President of Metro Richmond Area Young Democrats and has been an active member of the organization since 2013. She also represents our region on the Virginia Young Democrats board as Executive Vice President.

Alexsis is a native of Hanover, Va., who earned Bachelor’s degrees in Mass Communications and Spanish from Virginia Commonwealth University. Go Rams! When it’s a VCU basketball game day, you can expect Alexsis will be wearing black and gold and making plans to watch the game no matter what.

As the Director of Communications for Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia and Virginia League for Planned Parenthood, Alexsis advocates for improved access to reproductive health care for all Virginians. During the 2017 election cycle, Alexsis led digital, media and direct mail efforts for Planned Parenthood Virginia PAC’s $3 million campaign to elect Dr. Ralph Northam for Governor, Justin Fairfax for Lieutenant Governor, Mark Herring for Attorney General, and 66 endorsed candidates for delegate. The historic wins in November 2017 set the stage for major progress over the next four years through legislative, executive and judicial efforts.

Previously as Policy Director for Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam, Alexsis led state legislative affairs and message strategy for his office. Alexsis has managed award-winning communications and advocacy campaigns focused on college affordability, public transportation, pediatric care, labor rights and environmental initiatives.

Alexsis was the youngest person appointed to serve on Governor-elect Northam’s Transition Committee. She is an alumna and board member of Emerge Virginia, and also serves on the board of Virginia Pride.

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