Charles Allen To Resign As Well's Chief Of Staff

Charles Allen will resign on his position as Chief of Staff to Councilmember Tommy Wells on Oct. 4.

“It’s been an honor to work with so many neighbors, leaders, and public servants in my time as Chief of Staff to Councilmember Wells. I’ve loved every minute of it and have met so many incredible people throughout our city. I’ll be leaving to explore new opportunities to serve Ward 6 and the District, but I leave with great pride in the work we’ve done together for the residents, families, and neighborhoods across the ward and city. I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity to work with Tommy, our entire team, and all of you,” wrote Allen in a letter to the community.

Linda O'Brien, formerly Deputy Chief of Staff, will be taking over Allen's position. Melanie Bates will become Wells' Legislative Director. Jack Pfeiffer will remain at the coucilmember's Communications Director.

Allen is expected to announce his candidacy for the Ward 6 Council seat in the coming days. He can be contacted at