Brent Blevins serves as senior policy advisor for the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology where he works on issues involving NASA and NOAA. Prior to his current role, he served as a policy advisor for U.S. Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn and as senior professional staff and subcommittee staff director for the U.S. House Committees on Agriculture and Natural Resources.
A lifelong Hokie, Brent received a bachelor's of arts in history and a bachelor's of arts in political science from Virginia Tech in 2003 and also received a master's of public administration in 2005. He was an active student on campus, serving as student manager for the men’s basketball team, opinions editor of the Collegiate Times, president of his residential hall council, and as a senator in the Student Government Association.
After college, Brent became an active member of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association, serving as president of the DC Metro Hokies and as a member of the board of directors for the alumni association. He is active in his community. He was appointed to serve on the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation Board of Trustees and the Alexandria Historical Restoration and Preservation Commission.
Brent resides in Alexandria, Virginia and is a native of Wythe County, Virginia.