11.12.15

Senator David Perdue Announces Field Staff to Serve People of Georgia

ATLANTA, GA – U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today announced the appointments of his state field team to represent Georgia in the United States Senate:

“Georgians sent me to Washington to tackle our nation’s toughest issues and we have selected a skilled team to accomplish this goal,” said Senator Perdue. “This field team shares my desire to make a difference and work together to represent Georgians from all parts of our state.”

Jennifer Hayes, Director of Constituent Services and Central Savannah River Area Field Representative – Jennifer most recently served as Director of Constituent Services for former Senator Saxby Chambliss for 10 years. She is a graduate of Mercer University, and has enjoyed living in Augusta with her husband and two daughters for the past decade.

Evan Karanovich, State Field Director and West Georgia Field Representative – A graduate of Georgia College, Evan previously served as the Special Assistant to Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black. Evan is an Eagle Scout and a regular volunteer with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta.

Andrew Seaver, Northeast Georgia Field Representative – A graduate of the University of Georgia, Andrew has a passion for public service. He is an Eagle Scout and has volunteered for many local and state campaigns across Georgia.

Beatrice Torralba, Northwest Georgia Field Representative – Beatrice is a graduate of the University of Maryland, where she was a fellow in the Rawlings Undergraduate Leadership Fellows Program. Her experience includes internships with The Heritage Foundation, Congressman Austin Scott, and the Perdue for Senate campaign.

Blake Raulerson, Southeast Georgia Field Representative – Blake is a graduate of the University of Georgia. After graduation, he served as a Legislative Fellow and Special Assistant to Lt. Governor Casey Cagle.

Charles White, Southwest Georgia Field Representative – Previously, Charles was the Senior Sports and Program Manager at Special Olympics Georgia and former Vice Chair of the Valdosta Lowndes Parks and Recreation Authority. Charles is a small business owner and currently resides in Valdosta with his wife and two children.

Jay Smith, Middle Georgia Field Representative – Upon graduation from the University of Georgia, Jay moved to Warner Robins with his wife, Brittany. He formed the Jay Smith Insurance Agency of Warner Robins, LLC and was formerly a candidate for Air Force Officer Training School at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama.

Kathy Burns, West Central Georgia Field Representative – Kathy is a small business owner and active volunteer with several organizations including The Wynn House, Springer Opera House Board of Directors, Columbus Symphony Volunteer Association, and Santa’s Castle. She and her husband have been stationed at Fort Benning in Columbus five times over his 26-year military career.

Mark Smith, Metro Atlanta Field Representative – Previously, Mark was a Policy and Government Affairs Intern for Governor Nathan Deal and the Chairman and Political Director for Morehouse College Republicans. Upon graduation from Morehouse College, he joined the Perdue for Senate campaign.

Senator Perdue’s state office is located at 191 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 3250, Atlanta, GA 30303. Constituents can contact Senator Perdue’s state office by calling 404-865-0087. Find the field representatives full contact information here.