Sylvia Wilson

Public Trustee

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Ms. Wilson is a retired PPS teacher who worked for 26 years at Spring Hill, Miller, and Manchester Elementary Schools.  While teaching, she served on the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers Executive Board from 1977 through 2010.  She was the elected secretary on the board from 1979 through 2010.  She later was a full time staff member of the PFT as the Assistant to the President for 14 years prior to her retirement in 2013.  Sylvia Wilson has been active in the community with various organizations.  For more than twenty years, she was an active volunteer with community youth baseball and football organizations. Additionally, Ms. Wilson serves on the ALCOSAN Board as the joint city-county appointee, and is currently the Board Chair (first woman and first African American to hold the position).  Ms. Wilson is also active in the Democratic Party as a committee woman, ward chair, and DNC member representing PA.   Ms. Wilson can be reached by email at


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