Jack Evans is the Ward 2 member of the D.C. City Council, a position in which he has served since 1991. He also currently represents Washington, DC on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Board of Directors and has served as Chairman of the WMATA Board since January 2016.
At the Council, Jack serves as Chair of the Council's Committee on Finance and Revenue, which oversees the District's finances and tax policy. He also serves on three standing Council committees - Transportation & the Environment, Business & Economic Development, and Government Operations.
Jack is a native of Pennsylvania. He received an economics degree with honors (cum laude) from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1975 and a law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1978. He began practicing law at the Securities and Exchange Commission in the Division of Enforcement. He currently lives in Georgetown and is the father of college-aged triplets – Katherine, Christine, and John.