Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner, D.C. Neighborhood Commission 7F
Commissioner Tyrell M. Holcomb, was elected to a 2 year term in the 2016 District of Columbia General Election, winning 38% of the vote. A fourth generation Washingtonian, Commissioner Holcomb’s legacy of service began at an early age. As a participant of the Marion Barry Youth Leadership Institute, he’d go on to serve as Youth Mayor of the District of Columbia (2004-2006) and Chairman of the DC Youth Advisory Council (2008-2009).
Defying the odds of a broken home, poverty, and an absentee father, Commissioner Holcomb learned the value of mentorship, service, and being a changemaker. Over the years he’s worked on multiple political campaigns, served on various local boards, and mentored numerous young men, all while serving as lead minister to youth at his home church.
Commissioner Holcomb has quickly established himself as a progressive voice advocating for jobs, economic development, responsive government, eliminating Ward 7’s food desert, and issues affecting youth and seniors. Keeping his campaign commitment to be a Commissioner who’s present and accessible; he established monthly community walkthroughs, a monthly community newsletter and bi-monthly district meetings. Commissioner Holcomb's commitment to public service is also evident through his work in non-profit management, currently he serves as the Advocacy Specialist and Official Spokesperson for the Capital Area Food Bank.