DOES Executive Team Biographies

The Department of Employment Services provides comprehensive employment services to ensure a competitive workforce, full employment, life-long learning, economic stability and the highest quality of life for all District residents.

Below is the agency's executive leadership team.

Dr. Unique Morris-Hughes 

 Jason Washington 
Chief of Staff
Alex Karnofsky 
Deputy Chief of Staff

Charles Jones 
Deputy Director, Division of State Initiatives

Mohammad Sheikh 
Deputy Director, Bureau of Labor Standards Programs

Vanessa Weatherington 
Deputy Director, Workforce Development Bureau

Ramon Perez-Goizueta 
Chief Compliance Officer
Monnikka Madison 
Deputy Director, Economic Stability and Benefits
Nicole Chapelle 
Chief Operating Officer

Ta-tanisha Wallace 
Chief Strategy Officer