Councilman Russell Gilbert, District 5, is a Food Service Director at Parkridge Valley Hospital. He’s also an entrepreneur whose non-profit organization, “Angels in Flight”, provides industrial and arts training to area children. Councilman Gilbert has also worked to revitalize the Washington Hills Recreation Center and football field. These areas provide a safe haven for community children to spend time and play. He also coordinates the McKenzie Football Camp for Kids and is the coordinator of the Highway 58 Neighborhood Association Coalition, a group of over 3,000 households working together to improve their neighborhoods in Murray Hills, Lakes Hills, Washington Hills, Mimosa Circle, Chickamauga and Bal Harbour.
Councilman Gilbert serves as Chairman of the Parks and Recreation/Education, Arts and Culture Committee.