Category Archives: Single Member District

ANC 2B Announces Election of Beverly Schwartz for 2B08

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2B is pleased to announce that Beverly Schwartz has been elected as the next commissioner for single member district 2B08. Beverly is filling the vacancy created by the resignation of former Commissioner Nicole McEntee. After the end of the public review period for the signatures Beverly submitted, the DC Board of Elections announced last week that Beverly will officially be a commissioner for ANC 2B. She was sworn-in by Councilmember Jack Evans earlier today.

Beverly is an “entrepreneurial” behavioral scientist and has made her career in the field of social change marketing. With a background in advertising and communications, she has an extensive career in marketing for the private, non-profit, and public sectors, and has worked on some of the world’s most challenging domestic and international issues to include HIV/AIDS; drug abuse; smoking prevention along with gender equity in education and environmental reform in developing countries. In partnership with the MasterCard Foundation, she recently led a four-year program seeking innovative solutions to youth unemployment in Africa.

Beverly is the author of “Rippling: How Social Entrepreneurs Spread Innovation Throughout the World,” which is now in five languages and has been honored by two book awards. All her work supports a vision of an “Everyone a Changemaker World,” advancing the skills of teamwork, leadership, empathy, and changemaking. She is an avid scuba diver and her most consistent traveling “companion” is her diving gear.

Beverly is a past Board of Trustee member for the National Hospice Association and is currently a Board Member of the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation and APOPO/HeroRats, an African based organization that uses African pouched rats to sniff out land mines. She is a member of the Dupont Circle Citizens Association and has been a Dupont Circle resident for the past 16 years.

Board of Elections Announces Process for Filling the ANC’s Vacancy for District 2B08

Following the retirement of former Commissioner Nicole McEntee, the DC Board of Elections has published the process for filling the vacancy for district 2B08 in the DC Register. Any resident of district 2B08, a map of which can be found here, who has an interest in running for the vacant seat can visit the Board of Elections at 1015 Half Street SE, Suite 750 to pick up petitions to run for the seat. Residents must collect the signatures of at least 25 voters registered in district 2B08 in order to run for the seat. The beginning of the petition pick-up period was on Monday, April 2nd, and the completed petitions are due back to the Board of Elections by Monday, April 23rd.

Following the submission period for the petitions, there will be a challenge period from Thursday, April 26th to Wednesday, May 2nd where residents will have the ability to challenge individual signatures on a candidate’s petitions. If only one candidate completes the challenge period, that candidate will become the new commissioner for district 2B08. If more than one candidate completes the challenge period, a special election will be held at an upcoming ANC meeting to elect the new commissioner.

A copy of the vacancy notice that was published in the DC Register can be found here. For more information about this election process, please call the Board of Elections at (202) 727-2525.

Final ANC 2B Agenda for Wednesday, October 11th and Special Election Update

Hello neighbors,

The final agenda for this evening’s ANC 2B regular October meeting has been posted on the ANC’s website and can be found here. As a reminder, the meeting will be on Wednesday, October 11th at 7:00 pm at the Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW.

I would like to provide several documents that are listed in the agenda. They are as follows:

  • The list of alcoholic beverage license renewal applications that the commission will consider at this evening’s meeting can be found here.
  • The Alcoholic Beverage Control Board’s proposed rulemaking on changes to the DC Municipal Regulations can be found here.
  • The District Department of Transportation’s plan to improve safety at the intersection of Connecticut Avenue & R Street NW and the intersection of Connecticut Avenue & Florida Avenue NW can be found here.

I would also like to provide an update regarding the special election for the vacancy of single member district 2B07. Yesterday, Sean Treanor, one of two candidates for the special election, officially withdrew his candidacy for the single member district 2B07 vacancy. Given the fact that Kari Cunningham, the second candidate for the special election, was the only candidate remaining, the DC Board of Elections certified Kari as the new 2B07 commissioner. As a result, the Board of Elections also cancelled this evening’s special election. There will thus be no voting during this evening’s ANC meeting.

Kari was sworn-in by Councilmember Jack Evans earlier today. This evening’s ANC meeting will be her first official meeting as the new 2B07 commissioner. The commission looks forward to welcoming her this evening.

Please let your single member district commissioner or I know if you have any questions about the meeting agenda. We look forward to seeing you this evening!

Sincerely,

Peter Sacco
Executive Director
Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2B

Information Regarding the Special Election for ANC 2B07

At ANC 2B’s regular October meeting, the ANC will hold a special election for the current commissioner vacancy for single member district 2B07. Anyone who is a registered voter in single member district 2B07 will be able to participate in the special election. The meeting will be on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 at 7:00 pm at the Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW.

Polls will be open during the meeting from 7:00 pm until 9:30 pm. Once the polls close at 9:30 pm, the ballots will be counted and the results will be announced by the end of the meeting. The polling will take place in the back of the ANC’s meeting room.

In order to participate in the special election, you must be a registered voter in single member district 2B07, the boundaries of which can be found on the ANC map below. Same day voter registration will not be available at the polls. All ballots must be cast in person at the meeting. The election will be administered by the Office of Advisory Neighborhood Commissions.

There will be two candidates appearing on the ballot. The order they will be appearing on the ballot, which is sorted alphabetically by last name, is as follows:

  • Kari Cunningham
  • Sean Treanor

If you have any questions about this special election, please reach out to the ANC’s Executive Director, Peter Sacco, by email at 2B@anc.dc.gov or by phone at (978) 882-5013.

Board of Elections Announces Process for Filling the ANC’s Vacancy for District 2B07

Following the retirement of former Commissioner John Kupcinski, the DC Board of Elections has published the process for filling the vacancy for district 2B07 in the DC Register. Any resident of district 2B07, a map of which can be found here, who has an interest in running for the vacant seat can visit the Board of Elections at 441 4th Street NW, Suite 250 North to pick up petitions to run for the seat. Residents must collect the signatures of at least 25 voters registered in district 2B07 in order to run for the seat. The beginning of the petition pick-up period was on Monday, July 24th, and the completed petitions are due back to the Board of Elections by Monday, August 14th.

Following the submission period for the petitions, there will be a challenge period from Thursday, August 17th to Wednesday, August 23th where residents will have the ability to challenge individual signatures on a candidate’s petitions. If only one candidate completes the challenge period, that candidate will become the new commissioner for district 2B07. If more than one candidate completes the challenge period, a special election will be held at an upcoming ANC meeting to elect the new commissioner.

A copy of the vacancy notice that was published in the DC Register can be found here. For more information about this election process, please call the Board of Elections at (202) 727-2525.