Councilmember Gloria L. Sistrunk, Ward V, was elected to office September 12, 2016. Ms. Sistrunk is the daughter of Former Councilmember Virginius V. Williams a second generation Councilmember for Ward V. Ms. Sistrunk has been resident of Seat Pleasant for 53 years.
Ms. Sistrunk was born in Washington, D.C., at Walter Reed Medical Center to a military father the late Virginius Gene Williams and Jackie Williams.
Ms. Sistrunk retired from Amtrak (National Passenger Railroad Association) December, 2011 after 37 years. She worked her way from Receptionist to Senior Officer Equipment Scheduling through education, hard work, dedication and training.
Ms. Sistrunk has been involved in the community and politics since 1994 with CDCFC. Ms. Sistrunk was elected to fill the term of President in 1999 for the 7th Councilmanic District Constituent Fund Committee (CDCFC), where she remained the president for twelve (12) years. Ms. Sistrunk serves as a Volunteer Assistant, Administration Office, St. Stephen Baptist Church, Temple Hills, MD 20748. Ms. Sistrunk is involved in a number of other community service organizations. She is a current member of Seat Pleasant Citizens for Public Safety Advisory Council (CPAC). Councilwoman Sistrunk is the chair Governmental Affairs and Technology and a committee member of Public Safety, Economic Development, Planning and Housing.