Commissioner Council has lived in Fort Dupont Dwellings public housing development for forty eight years. He attended Washington, DC Public Schools. After high school graduation, he studied at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles, California.
Commissioner Council is very involved with his church community and is devoted to his family as a caregiver and strong anchor. He had a distinguished career in public service at the Pentagon where he worked as a database management assistant for the Department of Navy. He also served as a Foreign Liaison Officer for the Department of Army. In 2008, Commissioner Council received the Executive Leadership award from the Executive Director of the District of Columbia Housing Authority.
He was elected to the Board of Commissioners of the DC Housing Authority where he will serve a term of three years as the At-Large Resident Commissioner. He is currently Vice-President of the Citywide Advisory Board of the DC Housing Authority and President of the Fort Dupont Resident Council. He is Chairman of the Health Committee on the DC Housing Authority Citywide Advisory Board Health Needs Assessment Project whose mission is to address the health ills of public housing residents. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of East of the River Family Strengthening Collaborative, Inc.