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About the Council

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..

  • Access to Regional Reports. (read more)
  • Next Meetings: Sat. March 10, 2018 @ 10am and April 14, 2018 @ 10am
  • New Members Orientation and Open House: March 24, 2018 @10am, Registration and Refreshments @915am
  • 2017 Financial Reports, Certification, and IRS Electronic Filing Requirements Form 990 (e-Postcard) - Due: March 31, 2018 (download forms)
  • 2018 Call for 2018 Amendments to the BIG National Constitution Due: March 14, 2018 (download forms)
  • 2018 Call for 2018 Distinguished Service Hall of Fame (DSHOF) nominees Due April 20, 2018

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Region XI Council of Blacks In Government

Marion Allen, President

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

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