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Meet Our Interns

Lexi ColeAlexandra "Lexi" Cole is a sophomore transfer student from American University. Lexi will work with fellow intern Dana Holmstrand to assist Fran Bradford and Mike Connolly with research and meeting/event preparations for state and federal relations. She will help to plan and execute the annual “Road to Richmond” event for William & Mary students. Lexi has lived in a variety of cities in Illinois, Colorado and Texas. She enjoys reading political science thrillers and endeavors to travel at every opportunity. From her time living in Colorado, she fell in love with outdoor activities like hiking, horseback riding and white water rafting. In 2011, Alexandra enlisted in the Army National Guard, taking two years off from college for training purposes, and is now serving the Maryland Army National Guard as a Geospatial Imagery Intelligence Analyst (35G). She plans to continue her education into graduate school and to hold a career in Washington DC using her training as an analyst and her knowledge of foreign affairs to work as a Foreign Service officer in the future.

Dana HolmstrandDana Holmstrand is a junior majoring in public policy. Dana is working with Lexi Cole and will assist Fran Bradford and Mike Connolly with research and meeting/event preparations for state and federal relations. She will help to plan and execute the annual "Road to Richmond" event for William & Mary students. Originally from Wheeling, West Virginia, Dana is interested in the United States Supreme Court, hiking, baked goods and British humor. Dana found her passion for people while working as an AmeriCorps VISTA in southwestern West Virginia during the summer of 2012. On campus, Dana is active in the service fraternity, Alpha Phi Omega, KITES, the Spotswood Society and the William & Mary Debate Society.