Douglas G. Pons and Stacy Kern-Scheerer were sworn in to the Williamsburg City Council on Jan. 6, 2023, at the Courthouse of 1770 on Duke of Gloucester Street.
Pons is serving his fourth term on City Council, and Kern-Scheerer is serving her first. Their four-year terms end on Dec. 31, 2026.
During the organizational meeting on the same day, City Council elected Pons and W. Pat Dent to serve as mayor and vice mayor, respectively, for the 2023-2024 term — a second term for each in those roles, which are determined every two years. Dent is currently in his first term on City Council, which began July 2020.