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I'm proud to be a member of a selection of key committees, along with the agencies, boards, and panels that we oversee.


Committee on Health

Committee Chair: 
At Large Councilmember Christina Henderson
The Committee on Health is responsible for matters concerning health and environmental health; the regulation of health occupations and professions, and health-care inspectors.
  • Advisory Committee on Acupuncture
  • Advisory Committee on Anesthesiologist Assistants
  • Advisory Committee on Clinical Laboratory Practitioners
  • Advisory Committee on Naturopathic Medicine
  • Advisory Committee on Physician Assistants
  • Advisory Committee on Polysomnography
  • Advisory Committee on Surgical Assistants
  • Board of Allied Health
  • Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Board of Behavioral Health
  • Board of Chiropractic
  • Board of Dentistry
  • Board of Dietetics and Nutrition
  • Board of Long-Term Care Administration
  • Board of Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Board of Massage Therapy
  • Board of Medicine
  • Board of Nursing
  • Board of Occupational Therapy
  • Board of Optometry
  • Board of Pharmacy
  • Board of Physical Therapy
  • Board of Podiatry
  • Board of Professional Counseling
  • Board of Psychology
  • Board of Respiratory Care
  • Board of Social Work
  • Board of Veterinary Medicine
  • Commission on Health Disparities
  • Commission on Health Equity
  • Commission on HIV/AIDS
  • Committee on Metabolic Disorders
  • Council on Physical Fitness, Health, and Nutrition
  • Department of Behavioral Health
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Health Care Finance
  • Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services
  • District of Columbia Health Benefit Exchange Authority
  • Health Information Exchange Policy Board
  • Health Literacy Council
  • Mental Health Planning Council
  • Metropolitan Washington Regional Ryan White Planning Council
  • Not-For-Profit Hospital Corporation
  • Statewide Health Coordinating Council

Committee on Hospital and Health Equity

Committee Chair: 
Ward 7 Councilmember Vincent C. Gray
  • Cedar Hill Hospital on the St. Elizabeth’s campus
  • Commission on Health Disparities
  • Commission on Health Equity
  • Department of Health Care Finance
  • Not-For-Profit Hospital Corporation
  • Office of the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services

Committee on Transportation and the Environment

Committee Chair: 
Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen
The Committee on Transportation and the Environment is responsible for matters relating to the environmental-protection regulation and policies; highways, bridges, traffic, vehicles, and other transportation issues; maintenance of public spaces; public parks and recreation; recycling; waste management; water supply and wastewater treatment; maintenance of public buildings; and property management, including the declaration of government property as no longer required for public purposes.
  • Commission on Climate Change and Resiliency
  • Department of Energy and Environment
  • Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Department of Public Works
  • Deputy Mayor for Operations and Infrastructure
  • District Department of Transportation
  • District of Columbia Bicycle Advisory Council
  • District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority
  • Food Policy Council
  • Gas Station Advisory Board
  • Green Buildings Advisory Council
  • Green Finance Authority
  • Leadership Council for a Cleaner Anacostia River
  • Public Space Committee
  • Major Crash Review Task Force
  • Multimodal Accessibility Advisory Council
  • Pedestrian Advisory Council
  • Recreational Trails Advisory Committee
  • Soil and Water Conservation District
  • Streetcar Financing and Governance Task Force
  • Sustainable Energy Utility Advisory Board
  • Transit Rider Advisory Council
  • Urban Forestry Advisory Council
  • Washington Aqueduct

Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety

Committee Chair: 
Ward 2 Councilmember Brooke Pinto
The Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety is responsible for matters affecting the judiciary and judicial procedure that are within the authority of the Council; matters affecting decedents’ estates and fiduciary affairs; matters affecting criminal law and procedure; juvenile justice; elections; government ethics; campaign finance; matters arising from or pertaining to the police and fire regulations of the District of Columbia; and other matters related to police protection, correctional institutions (including youth corrections), fire prevention, emergency medical services, homeland security, criminal justice, and public safety.
  • Access to Justice Initiative
  • Child Fatality Review Committee
  • Child Support Guideline Commission
  • Clemency Board
  • Commission on Judicial Disabilities and Tenure
  • Commission on Women
  • Comprehensive Homicide Elimination Strategy Task Force
  • Concealed Pistol Licensing Review Board
  • Corrections Information Council
  • Criminal Code Reform Commission
  • Criminal Justice Coordinating Council
  • Department of Corrections
  • Department of Forensic Sciences, or successor agency
  • Developmental Disabilities Fatality Review Committee
  • District of Columbia Judicial Nomination Commission
  • District of Columbia National Guard
  • District of Columbia Sentencing Commission
  • Domestic Violence Fatality Review Board
  • Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department
  • Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency
  • Homeland Security Commission
  • Juvenile Justice Advisory Group
  • Maternal Mortality Review Committee
  • Metropolitan Police Department
  • Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Commission
  • Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement
  • Office of Police Complaints
  • Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
  • Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
  • Office of the Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Justice
  • Office of Unified Communications
  • Office of Victim Services and Justice Grants
  • Office on Women’s Policy and Initiatives
  • Police Complaints Board
  • Police Officers Standards and Training Board
  • Science Advisory Board, or successor board
  • Uniform Law Commission
  • Use of Force Review Board
  • Violence Fatality Review Committee