About Us

The Ward 5 Education Equity Committee (W5EEC) was established in 2019 by Representative Zachary Parker (Ward 5 member on the DC State Board of Education) to give Ward 5 neighbors voice on DC education policy matters with a particular emphasis on equity.

W5EEC Officers


  • Chair - Loretta Thompson
  • Vice-Chair - Robert Henderson
  • Treasurer - Cassie Walther
  • Recording Secretary - Lynn Jennings
  • Communications Officer - Brianna McGowan
  • Parliamentarian - Sherice Muhammad
  • Student Representative
  • Bylaws


  • Bylaws.pdf