D.C. Councilmembers


Councilmember Vincent Orange

Vincent Orange knows the power of a good education first hand.

Term: Jan. 2, 2013 - Jan. 2, 2017

Time on Council: 1999 to 2007, 2011 to present

Political Affiliation: Democratic Party

Office: 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 107, Washington, DC 20004

Tel: (202) 724-8174 | Fax: (202) 727-8210

Chair of: Committee on Business, Consumer and Regulatory Affairs

Key Staff

James D. Brown, Jr.

Chief of Staff

(202) 724-8174


Manny Geraldo

Director of Communications



Elizabeth Webster

Director of Business Outreach




Vincent Orange knows the power of a good education first hand. Taking advantage of the opportunities provided by a strong public school education, he received an A Better Chance scholarship and attending a private high school in Colorado – Fountain Valley. He earned degrees in Business Administration and Communications from the University of the Pacific, a law degree from Howard University and a Master of Laws in Taxation from Georgetown University. A lawyer, certified public accountant and auditor, Councilmember Orange spent years working for local businesses and non-profits including the National Children's Center, Inc. He previously served two terms on the City Council representing Ward 5, focusing on development in underserved communities and education reform. Vincent and his wife, Gwendolyn, remain residents of Ward 5 and have three children, Vincent, Jr., Paul Wesley, and Jannie Elizabeth.

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