Councilmember Brooke Pinto was sworn in as the Councilmember for Ward 2 on June 27, 2020, becoming the youngest member elected to the Council of the District of Columbia in history and the first woman to represent Ward 2. Her focus includes small business support, housing and homelessness solutions, criminal justice reform and public safety, environmental protections and transportation safety improvements, and the empowerment of women and girls.

Prior to her election, Councilmember Pinto served as the Assistant Attorney General for Policy and Legislative Affairs and as a Tax Attorney at District of Columbia Office of the Attorney General where she represented the Office of Tax and Revenue. She earned her BS from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration and brings a unique customer service approach to her role as Councilmember. She is a proud graduate of Georgetown Law School, where she was an active participant in the Ward 2 community and the broader D.C. community, through her work with the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless and Georgetown University Medical School to address the intersectionality of health and legal issues. Councilmember Pinto grew up in Greenwich, Connecticut.