Councilmember Allen Announces New Additions to Staff

Today Councilmember Charles Allen (D-Ward 6) introduced three new members of his staff.

Councilmember Allen named Andy Le, a Ward 6 resident, his new Director of Communications. Prior to joining Councilmember Allen’s staff, Le was an Obama appointee and served as Senior Director of Digital Strategy at the U.S. Department of Education. He also led digital engagement at DC Water and DC Public Schools. Le is a graduate of James Madison University.

Councilmember Allen announced Kate Mitchell as his Committee Director for the Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety. Mitchell previously served in the same capacity for Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie. She is a graduate of Smith College and University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law. A former resident of Ward 6, Mitchell’s new favorite store is East City Books near Eastern Market.

Chanell Autrey was named Deputy Committee Director for the Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety. Autrey was Legislative Counsel for the Committee under Councilmember McDuffie. A District native, Autrey attended Ward 6’s Jefferson Middle School, before graduating from School Without Walls High School, Pennsylvania State University, and The George Washington University Law School.

“I am incredibly excited to have Andy, Kate, and Chanell on my team. They all bring a wealth of experience, a dedication to public service, and have hit the ground running. They are great additions to my staff and I look forward to the work we’ll do together on behalf of Ward 6 and the District.”

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