Mattie Cheek (Cont.)
homelessness, special needs, and criminal justice at the federal, state, and local levels of government, and public-school and university systems. Among her many volunteer experiences, Mattie has held board positions on the District of Columbia’s Board of Medicine and Ward 7’s Hillcrest Community Civic Association. Mattie holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of Maryland-College Park, a master’s degree from Atlanta University, and an undergraduate degree from Claflin University, and was a postdoctoral fellow at Johns Hopkins University Hospital. She and her husband are proud parents of a beautiful, adult daughter.