Gabriela Staszkiewicz – the first female mayor in the history of the city of Cieszyn. She began her term in November 2018. Earlier she was a councilor and chairwoman of the Cieszyn City Council. A graduate of the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice and the University of Economics in Katowice, a chemical engineer by profession. Professionally associated with the PPG Cieszyn concern. Privately, wife and mother of two daughters, a local patriot and enthusiast of active leisure.