Tipped Worker Coordinating Council

Washington, DC, DC

Total public member:                2          

Method of Appointment:           Appointed by Mayor     

Length of Appointment:           3 years

Residency:                               Strong preference for DC residents from all 8 wards

Paid board:                              No


The Council's purpose is to improve coordination and functioning of the wage policies for tipped workers through well established and continuous development of strong relationships with decision-makers in the District of Columbia.  Through a coordinated effort, members will engage in the enforcement of the District's tip law, industry and business sectors coordination and support sound pay practices,  as well as solid government partnerships to ensure workers are paid the legal wage. The Council, in coordination with DOES, will strengthen public policy through partnerships across sectors, eliminate wage theft within the workplace, raise awareness and educate the public about the rights of tipped workers.


Members of the Coordinating Council shall consist of the following persons:

GOVERNMENT MEMBERS (not subject to this application):

  1. The Director of the Department of Employment Services, or his or her designee;
  2. The Director of the Office of Nightlife and Culture, or his or her designee;
  3. The Director of the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, or his or her designee;
  4. The Director of the Office of Human Rights, or his or her designee;


  1. A representative from the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington;
  2. A representative from the Hotel Association of Washington, D.C.



  1. Two representatives, appointed by the Mayor, from District-based organizations that engage in policy or advocacy for tipped workers; and

If you are interested in an appointment to this board, please complete the appointment application. If qualified, a member of our team will contact you to discuss the opportunity.



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