Secretary, Homeowner

Whitney Brown

City of Richmond

Whitney Brown, M.P.A. is a public service and government relations professional born and raised in Richmond, VA. She has a heart for public service and transforms her passion for social and racial equity into action. Whitney holds a Bachelor of Science in Science (Legal Studies, Government Services, and Public Policy option) from The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) and a certificate in African-American Studies and a Master of Public Administration from the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University. Whitney’s career and research interest lie primarily in the areas of public management, criminal justice, and social/racial equity. Whitney currently serves as Chief-of-Staff for the First Voter District of Richmond City Council (VA), where she helps oversee the city budget, legislation, and constituent services. In her free time, she is a high school basketball and volleyball referee, a board member for the Maggie Walker Community Land Trust (MWCLT) in Richmond, Virginia, and an appointed member of the Richmond City (VA) Human Rights Commission. She became a Maggie Walker CLT homeowner in 2019.