Elected Experience: Elected Precinct Committee Officer in the 46th District.
Other Professional Experience: Network design team at Verizon Communication; Commercial Real Estate Valuation Analyst in Capital Markets with Cushman & Wakefield Global; House and Senate staff to Honorable Scott White; currently with education non-profit focused on improving education in Seattle and South King County.
Education: 2004 University of Washington Alumni; Bachelors of Science in Applied Computational Mathematical Sciences; minor in Mathematics.
Community Service: King County Conservation Voters Board (of Washington Conservation Voters); Seattle City Light Review Panel Member; Tabor 100 Government Affairs Chair; Central Area Motivation Program Strategic Planning Chair; Alliance for Education Facilitator; Seattle Schools Youth Mentor.
Statement: A UW educated engineer and first in his family to attend college, Sylvester knows the transformative power of public education. A former aide to late 46th Senator Scott White, Sylvester joined a non-profit boosting achievement in struggling schools. Sylvester combines policy expertise, private sector experience and new energy to reach our potential for a strong economy, great schools, a world class UW, and environmental protection. Sylvester is 100% pro-choice.
State Labor Council; Metropolitan Seattle Chamber; League of Education Voters; Senator Ed Murray; Executives Dow Constantine, Ron Sims; Councilmembers Burgess, Harrell; numerous legislators; environmental and community leaders agree: Yes We Cann!