Congresswoman Nikema Williams Announces Jared McKinley as New District Director 

Oct 05, 2022

ATLANTA Today, Congresswoman Nikema Williams (GA-05) announced that Jared McKinley will serve as District Director for Georgia’s Fifth Congressional District. Jared previously served as Congresswoman Williams’ Constituent Services Manager and before that, spent 15 years working for Congressman John Lewis in many roles including: Caseworker and as Outreach Coordinator. Jared succeeds Aaron Johnson who moved on to serve as Chief of Staff for Atlanta City Council President Doug Shipman. 

Congresswoman Williams (GA-05) said: 

“Jared brings an extensive record of putting constituents first and deep institutional knowledge of the Fifth Congressional District. With Aaron’s leadership, our District Office had a strong start, and I look forward to Jared taking us to the next level of serving the people in every corner of every county of the District.” 

Jared McKinley said: 

“My primary goal as District Director is to ensure Congresswoman Williams maintains her focus on her constituents. The people of Georgia’s Fifth Congressional District deserve the best staff possible and I am excited not only to deliver, but to exceed those expectations.”   

Aaron Johnson said:

“It was truly an honor to serve the people of the Fighting Fifth as Congresswoman Nikema Williams’ first District Director. I look forward to continuing to help her constituents in a different position and supporting Jared as he leads the District office.” 


Congresswoman Nikema Williams proudly serves Georgia’s Fifth Congressional District. Congresswoman Williams serves on the exclusive Financial Services Committee where she is Vice Chair of the Oversight and Investigations subcommittee, the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and the Select Committee for the Modernization of Congress. She is Freshman Class President and Co-Chairs the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus. Congresswoman Williams builds on the Fifth District’s legacy as the cradle of the civil rights movement as a champion of voting rights, closing the racial wealth gap, and ensuring the promise of America for all–regardless of their ZIP code or bank account.


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