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 serves as chair of ANC 2B, and was first elected to the commission in 2014. Prior to being elected, he served as ANC 2B’s public policy fellow. His day job is with an economic development and real estate advisory firm, and he is passionate about housing and transportation policy and creating a more liveable, walkable community. Daniel graduated from the George Washington University with a B.B.A. in December 2015 and is a native of the “other Washington.”
Aaron Landry, Commissioner, 2B04
Aaron Landry is a resident of the historic Cairo on Q Street NW. Landry’s career spans urban transportation, communications, media, information technology, and energy. Aaron is an advocate for safer streets, better transit, and healthy cities. Landry is also the Chair of the ANC 2B Zoning, Preservation, and Development Committee. 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 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.
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 has previously served on the D.C. Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.
Kari Cunningham, Commissioner, 2B07
Kari Cunningham 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.