Selena Mendy Singleton is the Racial Equity Manager of the Montgomery County, Maryland County Council. She previously served as the first African American appointed to serve as the Clerk of the Council.
A former Congressional staffer for both Congresswoman Donna Edwards and Eleanor Holmes Norton, she also served as an Executive Vice President of TransAfrica Forum, and an Environmental Justice Attorney with the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law where she helped to develop a precedent-setting strategy to secure the relocation of a Black community from the perils associated with a Superfund
A graduate of the Columbia University School of Law, Selena was the first African American to clerk for the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Zimbabwe. Selena serves on the national Social Justice Committee of the National Council of Negro Women, appointed by then-national president Thelma Daley.