The ANC advises the District government on a broad range of public policy matters, including decisions regarding planning, zoning, traffic, streets, recreation, social services programs, health, safety, and sanitation in the Benning Ridge, Capitol View, Fort Davis and Marshall Heights neighborhoods. The Commission may devote particular attention to an issue that is important for the community, and this page includes the following task forces for 2019-2020 with the primary responsible commissioner(s) listed).


Membership may include one or more ANC commissioners and interested members of the community. You may volunteer to work on a task force/committee OR request that 7E consider establishing a new task force or advisory group on any issue that affects a significant number of people in the community by contacting the ANC Office or making your proposal at an ANC meeting.

The ANC currently has the following task force/committees:

Public Safety

Economic Development




The vision of the ANC 7E Public Safety Movement is to engage our communities in working with MPD, Violence Intervention groups and other stakeholders to resolve the crime that is affecting our communities. 

Current the meetings are virtual, and held on the Web Ex application.

The meetings will be every third Wednesday, starting at 7:00 pm.

To Join click here

Meeting number: 160 784 5378
Password: rbXcwPcp652

You can also join by phone:

202-860-2110 (Washington D.C.)
650-479-3208 Call-in number (US/Canada)
Access code: 160 784 5378

This Committee is Lead by Commissioner Martin ( , Commissioner Jafari (  and Commissioner Houseal (

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Economic Development Committee

There are various vacant lots and spaces that could be used to promote economic development.
The ANC should play a proactive role in ensuring that development occurs in a timely way that is responsive to the needs of the community and keeping the community informed and engaged at all times.
The Commission believes that a Special Committee dedicated to studying design, zoning, historic preservation, and other development issues and making recommendations to the Commission is necessary.

The meeting are every third Thursday of the Month starting at 7:00 pm
Currently all meetings are virtual and held on the Web Ex Application.

To join online, click here 

Meeting number:180 827 3085
Password: V2PmuC4nhY2

You can also join by phone:

202-860-2110 United States Toll (Washington D.C.)
650-479-3208 Call-in number (US/Canada)
Access code: 180 827 3085

Contact Committee Chair, Commissioner Houseal:


The Education Committee will meet every second Wednesday of the month.

Currently, the meeting are held on the Web Ex Application.

To join click here

Meeting number:160 916 8565


You can also join by phone:

202-860-2110 United States Toll (Washington D.C.)
1-650-479-3208 Call-in number (US/Canada)
Access code: 160 916 8565
For more information, contact Committee Chair, Commissioner Natasha Dupee:

The Education Committee was established to identify and forward items to Commission to respond to community requests and provide
support to families and youth across 7E and throughout the city.

Priority 1

a) Monitor upcoming bills, public hearings, and roundtables on educational matters affecting larger community and/or schools within Commissions’ boundaries.
b) Draft resolutions and provide recommendations on workable actions on issues impacting youth and education where the ANC may respond with ‘great weight’.
c) Provide ANC commissioners with appropriate information to keep community members informed on relevant issues.
d) Respond to requests referred by Commission on matters related to EC’s purview

Priority 2

Facilitate agency responsiveness to address needs of community youth and schools.
a) Monitor and oversight of budgets to support funding and resources for schools and youth serving providers.
b) Leverage roles as commissioners and that of ANC to identify needed repairs of facilities
c) Explore and support community partnerships with:
• Public schools;
• Community based organizations (CBOs)
• Youth and civic groups
• Area universities
d) Encourage volunteer and participation to support area youth and schools in Commission area.


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