Who We Are


Hugh is a current Ward 3 Committeeman for the DC Democratic State Committee. He has also served as PTA President at Wilson High school, President of the city-wide DC Congress of PTAs, ANC 3F Commissioner, President of the North Cleveland Park Citizens Association, and member of DC Home Rule Act Committee. He co-managed a national $2.4 billion loan fund to build affordable housing and finance economic development projects in low-income neighborhoods with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. He was Special Assistant to the President of the National Corporation of Housing Partnerships and an Intergovernmental staff assistant at the US Department of Treasury.


Beau is a lifelong Democrat with more than a decade of public service. He currently works as a telecom attorney and serves as the Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner for 3C04 in Cleveland Park. Beau co-founded Flip Virginia, a coalition of DC-based resistance groups focused on flipping the Virginia House of Delegates blue. He also co-chaired the Ward 3 Democratic Committee’s Virginia Task Force, which helped elect 6 Democrats in 2017.


Elizabeth was born and raised in Ward 3 and has spent most of her life living in AU Park. As longtime advocate for the elderly, indigent, and disenfranchised, she joined the Ward 3 Democratic Committee last year after the Women’s March to get more involved in local politics. As a co-chair of the Flip VA task force, she helped coordinate a coalition of 85 DC grassroots organizations looking to get involved in the Virginia elections. Those groups raised over $30,000 and knocked on over 10,000 doors.


Shelley is a native Washingtonian who graduated from Wilson High School, received a Ph.D. from George Washington University, and was the Political Science Program Chair at Trinity Washington University. She is a Member of the DC Democratic State Committee, was the former two-term Chair of the Ward 3 Democratic Committee, served as Co-Chair of the Ward 3 Hillary Clinton Campaign and was elected delegate to the 2016 Democratic National Convention. A longtime activist, community organizer, and party leader, Shelley was awarded the Paula Nickens Activist Award by the DC Democratic Party in 2012. Shelley is the author of Inside OMB: Politics and Process in the President’s Budget Office, published in 1998. Shelley also was a member of the State Finance Committee for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign