Nicholas A. Majett
First Vice Chair, Principal Member
Nicholas A. Majett previously served the District of Columbia Government in several capacities for over 29 years. In 1985, Mr. Majett joined the D.C. Office of the Attorney General and served as an Assistant Attorney General for approximately 19 years. During his tenure as an Assistant Attorney General, Mr. Majett handled regulatory, real estate, tax and civil cases and prosecuted tax and government fraud cases. From 1990 until 1991, Mr. Majett served as the Chief of Assessment Services for the Office of Tax and Revenue and then returned to the Office of the Attorney General.
In 2006, Mr. Majett became the Deputy Director of the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) and served until he was appointed as Director on December 18, 2010 and subsequently unanimously confirmed by the Council of the District of Columbia. As Director of DCRA, Mr. Majett was responsible for overall management and oversight of the District of Columbia's regulatory agency that ensures the health, safety, and economic welfare of District residents through licensing, inspection, compliance, and enforcement programs.
Mr. Majett earned both his Bachelor of Science and Law Degrees from Howard University before becoming a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association. In 2005, he was elected to the D.C. Bar's District of Columbia Affairs Section Steering Committee where he currently serves as a Member. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Washington, D.C. Economic Partnership, member of the D.C. Streetcar Task Force, and a former Board Member of "Joseph's House," a D.C. nonprofit organization.