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Hickenlooper Announces Nannette Byrne-Haupt as New Director of Constituent Services

May 24, 2024

Byrne-Haupt has assisted Coloradans for nearly 15 years and has worked for Hickenlooper since his first day in the Senate

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper announced that Nannette Byrne-Haupt, a long-time U.S. Senate staffer and a dedicated advocate for veterans, military families, and Coloradans, will serve as his new Director of Constituent Services.  

“Nannette has been an invaluable member of Team Hick since the beginning. She is a perfect fit to lead our phenomenal Constituent Advocate team,” said Hickenlooper. “Her deep experience with our veteran community and her expertise on government agencies helps Coloradans get the support they need and deserve.”

“I am honored to be part of Senator Hickenlooper’s team that is filled with incredible talent and expertise in helping Coloradans navigate government agencies,” said Byrne-Haupt. “We are real people addressing real issues, and we’ll continue doing our best work to get Coloradans the help they need.”

Based in Colorado Springs, Byrne-Haupt has served as a Constituent Advocate and Deputy Director of Constituent Services for Hickenlooper since January 2021, where she assists Coloradans navigate problems with federal agencies and oversees Hickenlooper’s Service Academy Nomination process. From 2015 to 2021, Byrne-Haupt served as a Constituent Caseworker for former U.S. Senator Cory Gardner.

Before her time working in the U.S. Senate, Byrne-Haupt served as a Family Support Coordinator for the Department of the Army, Survivor Outreach Services program, assisting Gold Star families with obtaining federal benefits and support resources. Byrne-Haupt holds a Masters in Social Work and is a University of Denver alum.

Coloradans can reach out to Hickenlooper’s office for help with federal agencies at: 2023 alone, Hickenlooper and his Constituent Advocate team helped over 4,400 Coloradans resolve issues with government agencies, such as VA and Social Security benefits, unemployment, and immigration, including directly returning over $16 million to Colorado constituents.


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