Chair, Rainbow Caucus
Treasurer of ANC 1C in Adams Morgan, he is in his 1st term. He likes to meet neighbors, cycle around the city, and cook with his partner.
Japer and the Rainbow Caucus most recently successfully advocated for $2.7 million in additional services dedicated to the LGBTQ+ community
Member-at-Large, Rainbow Caucus
Chair of ANC 3F, Monika is serving in her first term. As a resident of Alton Place for almost 18 years, she wants to do all she can to help the small businesses in the Van Ness corridor to thrive and succeed.
The first out Transgender elected official in the District of Columbia, she is a founding member of the caucus.
Secretary, Rainbow Caucus
Mike Silverstein has lived in the Dupont Circle neighborhood since 1981. He is retired after a thirty year career at ABC News, and has previously served on the D.C. Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.
Chair, ANC 1A; Park View resident since 2007; President Gertrude Stein Democratic Club; Member of the DC Police Reform Commission; Member of the Mayor's Advisory Committee on LGBTQ Affairs; Member of the Park Morton Redevelopment Steering Committee.
Commissioner since 2019 and resident of Park View. Chair, ANC 1A Zoning, Planning, and Parks Committee. Co-Chair Park Morton Redevelopment Steering Committee. Working to ensure Northern Columbia Heights and Park View remain vibrant, equitable, and sustainable.
Chair, ANC1B. More Coming.
Robb has served his neighbors for a number of years, and finds his passion leading our Economic Development Committee. He is an experienced energy analyst with a demonstrated history of working in the government administration industry. Robb is a strong consulting professional skilled in Grassroots Organizing, Crisis Communications, Coalitions, International Relations, and Report Writing.
Born and raised in Iowa. Moved to Oregon for law school. Practiced law for 22 years in Oregon, while also dancing and teaching ballet. Moved to DC for partner's job with The Education Trust. We were together for 30 years before his death. ANC 1C03 Commissioner (2013-2020), Chair (2016-2017, 2019)
I am a Queer Progressive Commissioner in Dupont Circle, the Historic Gayborhood. It is a unique honor to represent the LGBTQ Community. I will use my seat to protect the rights of LGBTQ people and to promote a cutlture of Love and Acceptance for everyone.
Randy Downs is a six-year resident of Dupont Circle and serves as Commissioner for SMD 2B05. He is an international, national, and local progressive activist working on LGBTQ equality, labor, environment, and transportation issues. Randy also serves as ANC liaison to the Friends of Stead Park, and as an appointed member of Mayor Bowser’s Advisory Committee for the Office of LGBTQ Affairs. Randy also served as Co-chair of the ANC 2B Transportation and Public Infrastructure Committee. Randy and his long-term partner, Dylan, are residents of the Berkeley at 17th and P Streets NW.
John Guggenmos graduated with Honors from The University of Wyoming with a Bachelor’s of Science in English & a Bachelors of Arts in Dramatic English. John moved to Logan Circle July 1989 to work on his Master’s Degree in Counseling and Human Development from George Washington University.
John Fanning relocated to Washington, DC in 1984 and is a longtime resident of the Logan Circle & Shaw Communities residing in those neighborhoods for more than 20 years. A native of New York and a resident of Cliffside Park, NJ, where he received an associate’s degree in Public Administration from Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ.
ANC 2F Treasurer and CPSC Chair. Madeleine has lived in DC since 2014 and currently resides in Logan Circle with her fiance and their many plants. She is passionate about public safety, access to health care and housing, and LGBTQIA+ issues.
Madeleine applies her Project Management Professional certification to managing grassroots campaigns for the Arthritis Foundation and organizing with various local groups to make DC an equitable place for all residents. She is a graduate of Smith College in Massachusetts. Madeleine hails from NYC’s suburb (Connecticut) and is the oldest of four siblings.
LEE BRIAN REBA
Evan is an award-winning journalist and labor activist who has built his career around helping America's working people find their voice. His radio pieces have been syndicated nationally and have been cited for excellence in public affairs and political reporting. As a communications professional for more than a decade, he's placed and pitched stories in every major American newspaper, television and radio market, as well as national cable and broadcast programs. Evan has also helped thousands of workers in every part of the country organize for a union voice at work and thousands more work to improve their workplaces.- See more at: https://wearenotnumbers.org/home/Mentor/Evan_Yeats
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Mr. Collins has extensive experience in management and in critical public policy issues in the area of contracting and procurement, health and human services, and systems management. Prior to his appointment in boards and commissions, Mr. Collins served as the Senior Policy Officer in the D.C. Office of Contracting and Procurement; the Agency Chief Contracting Officer for the D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department; the Chief of Staff and Agency Chief Contracting Officer for the Department of Health; and the Deputy Director (Acting) and Chief of Staff, respectively, for the D.C. Department of Human Services. Before joining the Department of Human Services, Mr. Collins served as the Staff Director of the D.C. Council Committee on Human Services. Previously, Mr. Collins worked for legal firm.
Mr. Collins has been the recipient of several awards and certificates of recognition from community groups including: the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments; the recipient of the Community Services Award from the Latin American Youth Center; the recipient of the Special Service Award, D.C. Association for Retarded Citizens; the recipient of the GLAA Community Appreciation Award; and an “Outstanding Public Service Recognition Resolution” from the Council.
Chair, ANC 6E; More coming
ANTHONY LORENZO GREEN
MEET OUR NEW MEMBERS!
Below are LGBTQ+ candidates that face NO competition and are expected to be ANC Commissioners in January, 2021. Profiles coming soon!
1B05 Alan Kensek
2F01 Brian Romanowski @anc2f01
3F07 Matt Buechner matt4anc.com
5D02 Salvador Sauceda-Guzman www.salvadorfordc.com