A. Shuanise Washington

A. Shuanise Washington was appointed to the Prince George's County Planning Board in 2011 and reappointed in 2012 and 2016.

Commissioner A. Shuanise Washington staff photo

Background & Experience
Ms. Washington is the President and CEO of the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC). Prior to her role with NAMIC, she was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF). She also was the Founder and Principal of Washington Solutions, LLC which provided strategic counsel to businesses, governments and non-profit organizations.

Ms. Washington's previous corporate positions include Vice President of Government Affairs Policy and Outreach and Vice President for External Affairs for Altria Corporate Services.

She also held several high-level positions with Philip Morris Management Corp., including Director of Washington Relations and District Director of State Government Affairs.

Commissioner Washington holds leadership positions in a number of national and local community organizations, has received numerous awards, and has been featured in various national and local publications.

A. Shuanise Washington holds a bachelor's degree from the University of South Carolina and a cognate in mathematics.