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 the November 2018 General Election. She represents Councilmanic District 5.  Previously serving as a Delegate representing District 47 in the Maryland House of Delegates in Annapolis, and as Chair of the Prince George’s County House Delegation, she led the fight to correct an education funding formula that brings in more than $20 million for the County’s public schools every year.  As Chair of the Joint Committee on Children, Youth and Families, Council Member Ivey addressed a disparity in funding for the Home Visiting Program.  A former broadcast journalist, Council Member Ivey is co-founder of Mocha Moms, a support group for at-home mothers of color, that she helped grow to national presence.  Council Member Ivey was named one of the Daily Record’s Top 100 Women of Maryland in 2016 and was the honored recipient of the Maryland State NAACP Kweisi Mfume Award.  Council Member Jolene Ivey holds children as a high priority in Prince George’s County.  She and her husband, former State's Attorney for Prince George’s County, Glenn F. Ivey, have five sons.   Council Member Ivey is also step-mother to Glenn’s daughter.