Useful Contacts

Last updated December 5, 2018

Mayor’s Ward 5  Community Liaisons

Dominique Chestnut

DC Councilmember’s Office

Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie

Metropolitan Police Department (MPD)

*Starting January 2, 2019 BACA area will be part of District 3 instead of District 5

Third District Police Commander Stuart Emerman
(202) 673-6820

Police Service Area (PSA) 305/306/308 Captain Han Kim
202-507-2211 or 202-671-6775

Additional information about the MPD and particularly the Third District:

*Current district ends January 1, 2019

Fifth District Police Commander William Fitzgerald
(202) 698-0111

Police Service Area (PSA) 501 Lieutenant William Verna
(202) 698-0276

Citizens Advisory Council, Fifth District Chair – Ms. Francis Penn
(202) 832-7672

Area Neighborhood Commissioners (ANC)

ANC 5E05 Commissioner Bradley Thomas
202-670-0151 [for questions or concerns, or to be on his listserv]
Commissioner Thomas’s Single Member District (SMD) covers the BACA area from the south side of Q Street down; it includes part of the BACA neighborhood as well as Hanover.

ANC 5E06 Commissioner Katherine McClelland

*New ANC 5E06 Commissioner Karla Lewis starts January 2019

Commissioner McClelland Single Member District (SMD) covers the BACA area from the north side of Q Street up; it includes part of the BACA neighborhood as well as part of Bloomingdale.

The full Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 5E  meets at 7:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at Friendship-Armstrong Public Charter School at 1400 1st Street, NW (1st & P St NW) in the Cafeteria

BACA primary contact

Kyle Thomas, President
Bates Area Civic Association

Surrounding Community Associations

Bloomingdale Civic Association
Meetings are held the third Monday of every month (the fourth Monday if the third is a holiday) from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. George’s Church, 160 U St. NW.

Bloomingdale Blog

Scott Roberts also moderates a Bloomingdale neighborhood email list.  To subscribe, email with your first and last name and a street address.

Hanover Civic Association

Eckington Civic Association

NoMa Business Improvement District

Ledroit Park Civic Association

Shaw Community East Central Civic Association

Logan Circle Civic Association

Mt. Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District

Convention Center Community Association (CCCA)

Rhode Island Ave NE Insider

Edgewood Civic Association

Business and Local Development Organizations

North Capitol Main Streets

DC Main Streets

Historical Information

Truxton Circle

InShaw (prior blog by author of Truxton Circle blog, may resume soon)