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Lamont Akins

Lamont was appointed to the Executive Office of the Mayor by D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser in 2015. He currently serves as the Director of the D.C. Mayor’s Office of Community Affairs, where he manages and provides guidance for the Mayor’s Office of Community Affairs to implement the Mayor’s Fresh Start vision for constituent engagement and outreach in all eight Wards across the District of Columbia. Prior to joining the Bowser Administration, Lamont served as the Director of Constituent Services/Community Outreach for D.C. At-Large Council Member Anita Bonds. Prior to working with D.C. government, Lamont worked in Housing and Community Development for AARP, Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority and the Dallas Housing Authority. Lamont served two terms as an Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner for ANC 4D01 and previously served as Director of Conventions for the Eastern Region of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. He holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and a MS in Community Development from Delta State University.