KAMILAH WAY, LCSW-C, LICSW, MPA

Vice Chairwoman

Kamilah Way is a catalyst for change and social justice.  She is the owner of K. Way Consulting Services, LLC, a small business that provides quality mental health treatment and professional development training services to individuals, as well as to public and private organizations throughout Maryland, the District of Columbia and South Carolina.

Her aspirations for public service began while she was in undergraduate school where she served as a Legislative Aide to Georgia State Senator Donzella James. Her interest expanded to public safety and youth development, where she served as an intern to Georgia State Governor Zell Miller at the Department of Juvenile Justice.

She has over 15 years’ experience as a committed change agent and champion for youth, those formerly incarcerated, veterans and seniors. In 2010, she completed her mentorship at the Office of the Mayor for the City of Oakland under the leadership of the honorable, Ronald V. Dellums. Ms. Way assisted in generating funds for the formerly incarcerated citizens in the City of Oakland, California while working under the direction of the Senior Policy Advisor and Executive Director for the Workforce Investment Board.

Recently, Ms. Way was appointed by Governor Larry Hogan to serve as a Charles County board member for the Citizens Review Board for Children. Presently, she serves on the Children’s Legislative Action Committee (CLAC) for the state of Maryland. She was a candidate for Charles County Commissioner in the state of Maryland 2014.  As a community leader, Ms. Way served as Vice-Chairman of the Charter Board for Charles County Government.  She is a member for the Northern Democratic Club, Charles County Chapter of the NAACP, National Association of Black Social Workers, the Alzheimer Association and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.