Washington, DC (STL.News) Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the following appointments and transitions in her Administration:
Appointments to the Cabinet
Lindsey Appiah, Interim Director, Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services (DYRS)
Lindsey Appiah is a longtime DYRS employee and a trusted partner to many stakeholders. Ms. Appiah most recently served as General Counsel at DYRS, serving as chief legal counsel and providing legal representation on matters across all areas of the agency, including operations, employee relations, policy review, process restructuring, and labor standards. Prior to her tenure at DYRS, Ms. Appiah served as Assistant Attorney General, General Civil Division at the Tennessee Office of Attorney General, where she counseled, represented, and managed a team of attorneys that represent the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services on various matters, including state tort actions and federal civil rights actions.
Alexis Squire, Interim Director, Mayor’s Office of Volunteerism and Partnerships (ServeDC)
Alexis Squire is a native Washingtonian with a career focused on community and collaboration, including leading nonprofit and public organizations and entities. She most recently served as ServeDC’s Deputy Director of Partnerships and Engagement, leading the office’s volunteerism and civic engagement programs to impact the critical needs of residents across all eight wards.