Lauren Vaughan

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Lauren Vaughan
Secretary of the District of Columbia
Assumed office
January 2, 2015
MayorMuriel Bowser
Preceded byCynthia Brock-Smith
Personal details
Political partyDemocratic
EducationHampton University (BA)
George Washington University (MS)

Lauren C. Vaughan is an American politician from Washington, D.C., serving as Secretary of the District of Columbia since 2015.

She is a graduate of Hampton University (BA in Mass Media Arts, 1985) and George Washington University (MS in Engineering and Technology Management, 2003).[1] She had since worked in various organisations as trainer, manager and chief executive. From 2001 she was Co-Chair and Board Chair of My Sister’s Place, a domestic violence shelter.[2] From 2009 to 2015 she was Chief Executive of My Sister’s Place[1].

Vaughan became Secretary of the District of Columbia on January 2, 2015, as a member of the Democratic Party.


  1. ^ a b "Personal profile". Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Office of the Secretary". Retrieved 21 February 2018.
Political offices
Preceded by
Cynthia Brock-Smith
Secretary of the District of Columbia