Just the Facts...
Loves giving hugs to strangers
Can sing happy birthday almost as good as Marilyn Monroe
Can't recall what she did last weekend, but could tell you all about her kidergarten experience #shorttermmemory
Amani Council has worked on all levels of media relations and business development. Prior to partnering with Bass Public Affairs, Amani Council served as Director of Government Affairs for the Family Research Council where she coordinated lobbying efforts on Capitol Hill on a wide range of social and pro-family issues.
Under the banner of her own firm Council Consulting, Amani has helped organizations by overseeing grassroots development of community leaders, educators, and other community stakeholders. Amani has worked as a legislative aid to U.S. Representatives E. Clay Shaw, Jr. and J. Randy Forbes. Her work as a congressional staffer and senior lobbyist has earned her the reputation of a true consensus builder on Capitol Hill.
The Legal Times, highlights praise from both Republicans and Democrats who applaud Amani's dedication to issues and not partisan politics. Her experience affords her a comprehensive understanding of social issues, and strength in the effective use of relationship development to create and maintain strong bi-partisan alliances with government supporters.
Amani earned a BA in Communications from Christopher Newport University. She earned her Masters in Organizational Development form Trinity University. Amani is a Board member of the Southeast DC Partners and volunteers her time as a presenter for the Maryland Speakers Bureau. Amani is passionate about the youth and elderly in her community.