Victor Wills IV was appointed director of legislative affairs for the Department of State on January 19, 2019.
As legislative affairs director, Wills serves as the liaison between the Department of State and the members of the General Assembly. He coordinates and collaborates with the Governor's Office of Legislative Affairs on legislation that impacts the program areas and services of the department.
Prior to joining the department, Wills served as the director of policy and legislative affairs for the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, beginning in June 2016. He has also worked for the State Senate, first as the chief of staff to former Senator Rob Teplitz, and later as the Democratic executive director of the Law & Justice Committee where he helped to draft legislation that successfully modernized the sale of alcohol in Pennsylvania. Additionally, he has served in numerous capacities in many state and local elections throughout the commonwealth.
Wills graduated with degrees in political science and history from Penn State University in 2004. In addition, he has a Juris Doctor degree from Penn State Dickinson School of Law.
Wills resides in Midtown Harrisburg with his wife, Rachel Moore, and their dog, Bunk.