THE HONORABLE KRYSTAL ORIADHA
Constituent areas include: Capitol Heights, District Heights, Hillcrest Heights, Marlow Heights, Morningside, Seat Pleasant, Suitland, Temple Hills and portions of Forestville and Oxon Hill
12/5/2022 - 12/5/2026
TIME ON COUNCIL:
12/5/2022 - Present
Krystal Oriadha was elected to serve her first four-year term on the Prince George’s County Council in the November 2022 General Election, representing Council District 7. Her previous career accomplishments combine more than a decade of professional experience within the public, private, and nonprofit sectors with her extensive community engagement to craft and support policies that build a brighter future for District 7 and Prince George’s County. Council Member Oriadha is co-founder of PG ChangeMakers, a grassroots organization addressing community issues to include housing, food insecurity, healthcare, LGBTQ+ rights, police reform, education, and systemic racism. She was the youngest Junior Project Manager for Hewlett Packard’s Global Enterprise Management Team; employed as a federal government Senior Communications Consultant, building national campaigns around issues including Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence, and Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention; and she served as the Senior Director of Policy and Programs for a national nonprofit. Krystal Oriadha was recognized among the 2021 Daily Record’s Top 100 Women and the 2021 Top 10 Emerging Leaders in Food and Agriculture. She was the recipient of the 2019 Innovation Fund 40 under 40 Award for Public Service and the 2018 Howard University Alumni MoveMakers Award, and she served on the 2019 Clinton Foundation’s 20|30 Leadership Council. A graduate of the Howard University School of Business, earning her BBA in International Business, Council Member Oriadha studied abroad in Tanzania, East Africa, at the University of Dar es Salaam, and earned her MBA from Amberton University. Council Member Oriadha is a longstanding resident of Seat Pleasant.