Blacks In Government

    Are Region Meetings Cancelled due to the weather? Region Meetings are never cancelled, unless the building is closed. 

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RXI Important dates & Notices:

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  To pay dues or hospitality select Dues.  To purchase tickets or register for a specific event go to the events page and select buy tickets or register.  To purchase a shirt, pin or other merchandise go to the store page.  If you wish to make a in-kind donation contact us.  Thank you!


Region XI Council of 

  • Access to Regional Reports. (read more)
  • Next Meeting: Sat. December 8, 2018 @ 10am Location Change: NOAA Building, East West Hwy Silver Spring, MD, Conference RM 4527 in SSMC3, the building with the hand. You MUST bring ID - High Level Security Check.
  • Chapter Dues Deadline: January 12, 2019
  • IMPORTANT NOTICE:  To pay dues or hospitality select Dues.  To purchase tickets or register for a specific event go to the events page and select buy tickets or register.  To purchase a shirt, pin or other merchandise go to the store page.  If you wish to make a in-kind donation contact us.  Thank you

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About the Council

Marion Allen, President


Get Involved:

The Purpose of the regional council is to implement the goals, policies and objectives of Blacks In Government as set forth in the National Constitution. The Regional Council represents all Chapters located in the Washington Metropolitan Area: District of Columbia, Charles County, MD
Montgomery County, MD, Prince Georges County, MD, Alexandria, VA, Arlington County, VA, Fairfax City, VA, Fairfax County, VA, Falls Church, VA, Loudoun County, VA, Prince William County, VA 


The Council consists of two (2) elected Regional Directors to the National Board of Directors and three (3) elected Chapter Representatives.Each regional council representative works together to support their chapter goals and the goals of the Region.The council determines the policy of the Region and has the authority to undertake all appropriate actions requiring the attention of the Region.


The Council meetings are held every second Saturday of the month at 10:00 a.m at the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Silver Spring, Maryland. 1325 East West Highway Silver Spring, MD.  All Members are welcome to attend.  Region Meetings are never cancelled, unless the building is closed. Follow us on Facebook for updates (click here) and follow your local news for building closures..

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