Virginia Senate Republican Caucus

Senator Jen Kiggans

Friends for Jen Kiggans

P.O. Box 5453, Virginia Beach, VA 23471

(757) 219-2738

Legislative Aide

Tyler Edmonds -


District 07

Virginia Beach City (Part), Norfolk City (Part)

Meet the Senator: 

After earning a degree from Boston University in International Relations, Jen stepped up to serve her country in the United States Navy. Jen served for ten years as a helicopter pilot flying H-46 and H-3 helicopters, completing two deployments to the Persian Gulf. Her husband is a retired F-18 pilot who retired after 20 years as a Naval aviator.

Jen is currently a board-certified Adult-Geriatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner and graduate of Old Dominion University’s Nursing School and Vanderbilt University’s Nurse Practitioner program.  She serves as a primary care provider for a small private practice and is a passionate advocate for accessible and affordable mental health care and mental health screenings.

Jen is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Virginia Geriatrics Society, American Nurses Association, and the American Legion. She is a recipient of the Boston University Scarlet Key Award for exceptional leadership and is a graduate of the University of Virginia’s Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership.

Born: Tampa, Florida on January 1, 1971

Spouse: Steve Kiggans

Residence: City of Virginia Beach

Profession: Nurse Practitioner,

Entered Senate: 2020

Senate Committee Assignments: 
  • Local Government Committee
  • General Laws and Technology
  • Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee