District 5

The Honorable Jolene Ivey



Constituent areas include: Bladensburg, Cheverly, Colmar Manor, Cottage City,​ Edmonston, Fairmount Heights, Glenarden​, Landover, Springdale, portions of Lanham, ​Mitchellville, and portions of unincorporated Bowie and Hyattsville

TERM:
​12/3/2018 - 12/5/2022

​TIME IN OFFICE:
​12/3/2018 - Present
PARTY AFFILIATION:
​Democrat

Prince George’s County Council Member Jolene Ivey was elected to her first four-year term on the County Council in November 2018 representing Council District 5.  For the legislative 2020 session, she serves on the Planning, Housing & Economic Development Committee, the General Assembly Committee, and the Mental Health Advisory Board.

In addition to her Council responsibilities, Council Member Ivey is honored to be a part of the Leadership Greater Washington Class of 2020.  She currently serves on the Greater Washington Community Foundation and the Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Task Force.

During her first year on the Council, she served as Vice-Chair of the Health, Human Services and Public Safety Committee.  She also served on the Planning, Housing & Economic Development Committee, and the General Assembly Committee. She previously served in Annapolis as a Delegate representing District 47 in the Maryland House of Delegates. Ivey was elected by her colleagues to serve as Chair of the Prince George’s County House Delegation.  

A former broadcast journalist with a master’s degree in Journalism from the University of Maryland, Council Member Ivey was a co-founder of Mocha Moms, a support group for at-home mothers of color, and helped grow it into a national organization. Council Member Ivey was named one of the Daily Record’s Top 100 Women of Maryland in 2016 and was the recipient of the Maryland State NAACP’s Kweisi Mfume Excellence in Advocacy Award. Among Council Member Ivey’s priorities on the County Council are children and their families, the fight for environmental justice, and making sure the residents of Prince George’s County and District 5 receive speedy, effective, and courteous services from the County Government. She and her husband, former State’s Attorney for Prince George’s County Glenn F. Ivey, have five sons. Council Member Ivey is also stepmother to Glenn’s daughter.

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A map of District 5’s boundaries can be found here.

If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact Council Member Ivey at 301-952-3864.