The Dupont Circle Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) has 9 Commissioners.
Each Commissioner represents a Single Member District (SMD) of approximately 2,000 residents. The entire ANC represents roughly 20,000 residents in the Dupont Circle area. Click the map on the right to determine who your Commissioner is.
Commissioners are elected every two years in the general November election.
Click your Commissioner’s name to email them.
Matthew Sampson, Commissioner, 2B01
Matthew Sampson is a resident of Dupont Circle on 18th Street. He is a graduate student of urban planning at Georgetown University, and works part time at a bike shop. He has lived in Beijing, China, where he discovered a newfound appreciation for walking, riding public transit, and bicycling. Matthew is passionate about road safety and Vision Zero, climate change activism, and healthy living. One of his favorite things about Dupont Circle is how easy it is to meet constituents and neighbors while taking a leisurely Sunday morning walk. If you ever see him on the street, stop and say hi!
Daniel Warwick, Commissioner, 2B02
Daniel Warwick is a junior at The George Washington University studying Business Administration. He is originally from Bellevue in the “other Washington” where he interned in the City Transportation Department. Daniel is excited to research public policy for the Dupont Circle ANC in our Nation’s Capitol.
Lucky Barbieri, Commissioner, 2B03
Having lived in numerous cities, and traveled to more than 25 countries, Lucky Barbieri, a digital nomad, entrepreneur, and global citizen at heart, has found home in the beautiful and cosmopolitan neighborhood of Dupont. Thanks to his background, he learned from a young age of the common thread that unites all human beings, regardless of the labels that attempt to divide them. He believes that the potential that comes from people coming together is an endless supply of opportunity; he hopes to use his social skills and personality to convince his fellow neighbors to work in unison for the greater good of the community. Driven by the desire to make a difference in people’s lives, the commissioner will learn, meet, and act upon the concerns of his neighbors to the best of his abilities. He is currently working at the Executive Office of the Mayor in international affairs. If you are a leader in your block, street, building or group, please contact Lucky via email now!
Aaron Landry, Commissioner, 2B04
Aaron Landry is a resident of the historic Cairo on Q Street NW. After working in information technology, media, communications, and energy, his career is in sustainable transportation. Aaron is an advocate for safer streets, better transit, and healthy cities. He can regularly be found at businesses on 17th Street and at the Dupont Circle Farmers Market.
Randy Downs, Commissioner, 2B05
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 Co-chair of the ANC Transportation and Public Infrastructure Committee, 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 and his long-term partner, Dylan, are residents of the Berkeley at 17th and P Streets NW.
Mike Silverstein, Commissioner, 2B06
Mike Silverstein has lived in the Dupont Circle neighborhood since 1981. He is retired after a thirty year career at ABC News, and currently serves on the DC Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.
Kari Cunningham, Commissioner, 2B07
Kari Cunningham is the current commissioner for ANC 2B07. She is a nonprofit specialist, with nearly two decades of experience helping organizations achieve their goals. Her work to date has been focused in the areas of aging, disability, and education. On the local level she is involved with Age-Friendly DC, Friends of Stead Park, and the Ross Elementary PTA. Kari and her husband enjoy visiting local parks and museums with their school-age daughter.
Beverly Schwartz, Commissioner, 2B08
Beverly Schwartz is a behavioral scientist who specializes is social marketing. Her career has crisscrossed the private, public and citizen sector and her work has taken her to over 40 countries around the globe. Domestically, she has helped create and manage the America Response to AIDS campaign for the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the non- advertising portion of the Youth Anti- Drug Media Campaign for the Executive Office of the White House. She is the author of “Rippling: How Social Entrepreneurs Spread Innovation Throughout the World,” which is now in 5 languages. She is a past board member of the National Hospice Foundation and is an active member of the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, APOPO (an African based organization that uses African pouched rats to sniff out land mines) and a member of the Dupont Circle Citizens Association. She has been a Dupont Circle 2B08 resident for the past 16 years.
Ed Hanlon, Commissioner, 2B09
Ed Hanlon has lived on Swann Street in the heart of our ANC since 1995. ED graduated from Georgetown law school with honors and has been a practicing attorney for more than 30 years. ED is admitted to practice from local court all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. ED graduated from Boston College magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa. ED also has a Master’s degree in applied mathematics. ED ran for ANC Commissioner to make a difference. He is passionate about making our ANC more democratic and more open to all the residents of our community. ED’s focus is on easing our residential parking problems, improving personal safety, doing something about our rat problem and, most importantly, preserving the historic quality of our neighborhoods.
Patrick Kain, Liquor Issues Liaison for 2B06