Committees

Councilmember Todd serves as Chair of the Committee on Government Operations

The Committee on Government Operations is responsible for overseeing the executive, administrative, and operational functions of the government. The Committee also oversees a wide array of offices that advocate for the diverse population of the District of Columbia. It works to ensure accountability and wise use of taxpayer dollars across all the offices and agencies under its purview.

The following agencies and offices fall under the purview of the Committee on Government Operations:

  • Advisory Board on Veterans Affairs for the District of Columbia
  • Advisory Commission on Caribbean Community Affairs
  • Advisory Committee to the Office of Administrative Hearings
  • Advisory Committee to the Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Affairs
  • Commission for Women
  • Commission on African Affairs
  • Commission on African American Affairs
  • Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs
  • Commission on Human Rights
  • Commission on Latino Community Development
  • Commission on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
  • Commission on Nightlife and Culture
  • Commission to Commemorate and Recognize Charles Hamilton Houston and for His Contributions to the American Civil Rights Movement, Education, and the Legal Profession
  • Emancipation Commemoration Commission
  • Executive Office of the Mayor
  • Serve DC
  • Interfaith Council
  • Mayor’s Office of Legal Counsel
  • Office of Administrative Hearings (including the Advisory Committee to the Office of Administrative Hearings and the Commission on Selection and Tenure of Administrative Law Judges)
  • Office of Community Affairs
  • Office of Human Rights
  • Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Affairs
  • Office of Nightlife and Culture
  • Office of Partnerships and Grants Services
  • Office of Public-Private Partnerships
  • Office of Risk Management
  • Office of the Chief Technology Officer
  • Office of the City Administrator
  • Office of the Inspector General
  • Office of the Senior Advisor
  • Office of Veterans Affairs
  • Office on African Affairs
  • Office on African American Affairs
  • Office on Asian and Pacific Islanders Affairs
  • Office on Latino Affairs
  • Office on Women’s Policy and Initiatives
  • Secretary of the District of Columbia

Councilmember Todd sits on the following committees of the DC Council:

Councilmember Todd also serves as the Vice-Chair of the Washington Metropolitan Air Quality Committee and a member of the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board. He also sits on the National Conference of State Legislatures’ (NCSL) Military and Veterans Affairs Task Force.

If you have any questions regarding legislation or ideas for new legislation, please contact Keiko Yoshino, Legislative Director, at kyoshino@dccouncil.us.

Contact The Committee

John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 117
(202) 724-6663
GovernmentOperations@dccouncil.us

Testifying Before The Committee

Anyone wishing to testify before the Committee is asked to email GovernmentOperations@dccouncil.us or call (202) 724-6663.

The Committee will attempt to accommodate all requests for special accommodations and oral interpretation. Those representing organizations will have five minutes to present their testimony, and individuals will have three minutes to present their testimony; less time will be allowed if there are a large number of witnesses.