Santiera Brown-Yearling

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger


Santiera Brown-Yearling obtained her advanced degree in 2017 from the University of Maryland Global Campus with a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration with Honors. She received her B.A. from Virginia Wesleyan University in 2008 and graduated from Tidewater Community College with an Associates of Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy in 2011. Brown-Yearling is currently attending Regent University in order to earn a Master of Arts in Law with a concentration in healthcare. Recently, she was appointed to a four-year term on the Chesapeake Commission on Health and Well-Being [1].

Key Issues


Brown-Yearling advocates for more transparency in government and wants to help inform citizens. She also plans to be fiscally responsible [1].

Health Care

Brown-Yearling wants to address disparities and inequities in health care and wants to improve accessibility to these resources [1].


Brown-Yearling wants streets to be clean and safe and wants commuting to be less stressful [1].


Chesapeake Democratic Committee; Chesapeake Education Assembly


1 Santiera Brown-Yearling for Chesapeake City Council
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4 Chesapeake Democratic Committee
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