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 find the your SMD or click here to search for your SMD.
Commissioners are elected every two years in the general November election.
Meg Roggensack, Commissioner, 2B01
Meg Roggensack’s tenure in Dupont is long enough to have witnessed the original high heel drag races. She is a lawyer focused on promoting corporate respect for human, labor, and environmental rights and animal welfare in global supply chains. She also teaches courses on business and human rights at both Georgetown and American University law schools. With her dog, Benji, she has inspected almost every tree and squirrel in SMD 2B01. Her goals for this term are to facilitate broader community engagement on our work including a shared vision for Dupont’s future, supporting our small businesses and residents through this pandemic, identifying practical and sustainable solutions for the unhoused and those seeking affordable housing, and advancing DC Statehood.
Jeffrey Rueckgauer, Commissioner, 2B02
Jeff Rueckgauer came to Washington in the fall of 1991 for a 1-year software development project with Fannie Mae. More projects followed. He decided to stay after several more years and now can’t imagine living anywhere but here in Dupont Circle. He became involved with the ANC as a resident in the mid-1990s. In 2007, he became president of his building’s tenant association, serving as liaison to the ANC. Jeff joined the predecessors of what are now the Land Use and Mobility Committees in 2016. His 3 decades of experience with the community and ANC 2B convinced him to become commissioner for his district when the seat became vacant.
A native San Franciscan, he engaged in civil and gay rights, and environmental protection causes during high school and college in the 1960s and early 1970s. In the 1980s he was a national advocate for gay parents’ rights and recognition and launched an early computer information network for gay issues organizations. Since the 1990s, he became involved in advocacy for public transportation and affordable/equitable housing. He has his own management consulting and software development firm since 1980.
The son of architect/engineers, Jeff has an innate interest in architecture and preservation. He is an avid weather and nature photographer and “a darn good cook.” He and his long-term partner, Tim, live on P Street in West Dupont.
Robin Nunn, Commissioner, 2B03
Commissioner Robin Nunn is a DMV native, lawyer, educator, and organizer representing the 2B03 Single Member District of Dupont Circle in the northwest quadrant of Washington, DC. Nunn grew up experiencing the reality of the area’s social and income inequality, inspiring her to organize her community and run for office on a progressive platform calling for greater justice and fairness for all residents. Her varied experience and interests – Robin advances diversity, inclusion, and equity practices in her corporate law role; serves as board member of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts and National Endowment for Financial Education; serves on the Local School Advisory Team at the Ross Elementary School; volunteers with Black Lives Matter DC; and advocates for economic recovery through Historic Dupont Circle Main Streets and an end to homelessness through the Dupont Circle Citizens Association – ensure she considers each issue facing DC residents from all angles. Since her swearing-in as a Commissioner in January of 2021, Commissioner Nunn has been nominated to serve as Vice Chair of the 2021 Dupont Circle ANC and has remained committed to advocating for social, racial, criminal, economic, and environmental justice, plus DC statehood.
Mo Pasternak, Commissioner, 2B04
Mo Pasternak was born and raised in New Jersey, but having made it to DC via George Washington University (Raise High!) and now, Dupont; he hopes to never leave. Mo works for a private foundation and is enjoys playing sports with friends, especially softball and touch-football. He lives with Margarita, his wife.
William Herbig, Commissioner, 2B05
William Zeh Herbig moved to Dupont Circle in 2010. While Atlanta is his hometown, Washington, DC become his heart-town. Will is a card-carrying urbanist and certified community planner dedicated to fostering healthier and more equitable places where both residents and businesses thrive. He can be found running, biking, or even walking his kitten Milo along the streets of the neighborhood. Will and his long-term partner, Glenn, live at 1745N adjacent to the historic Tabard Inn.
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.
Michael Scott McKernan, Commissioner, 2B07
Matthew Holden, Commissioner, 2B08
Matthew Holden is a data analyst for the Arlington County Bureau of Transportation Engineering & Operations working to help increase transparency through Open Data and public safety through Vision Zero initiatives. Prior to that, he worked for the DC Office of Zoning, supporting the Zoning Commission and Board of Zoning Adjustment for six years. He believes that Dupont Circle is a beautiful neighborhood that should be welcoming to everyone. Matthew and his husband live at the corner of 17th and U Streets.
Kyle Mulhall, Commissioner, 2B09
Kyle Mulhall has been a Dupont Circle resident since 1983. Kyle has practiced law in DC for over 34 years specializing in transportation law and policy. Kyle served in the Clinton Administration and also as the transportation and environmental policy advisor to House Democratic Leader Dick Gephardt. Kyle has long been active in the fight for LGBTQ equality, and advocacy for gun control and access to better healthcare. More recently Kyle has represented cities, states and labor organizations before the federal government, advocating for greener cities, workers’ rights and greater investment in public infrastructure. Kyle lives with his husband Michael, twin toddlers and his hound dog Wally.