As District 1 Commissioner, Sylvia Moffett also serves as President of the Commission. She additionally serves by appointment to the Tourist Development Council, the Cultural Council of the Palm Beaches, the Homeless Advisory Board, the Children’s Cabinet, the County’s Re-Entry Task Force, the Superintendent’s Education Task Force and the Criminal Justice Advisory Council.
Prior to her election as commissioner, Sylvia Moffett played an active role in her neighborhood, serving as secretary and as president of the Old Northwood Steering Committee, editing the Old Northwood Newsletter, and representing Old Northwood to the North End Coalition of Neighborhoods. She served as Vice President of the FRIENDS of the West Palm Beach Public Library, as a board member of the Library Advisory Board, and as a reader for the library’s “Let’s Read” program.
Commissioner Moffett was also actively involved in the West Palm Beach Charter Review Process. She served as one of the Committee Members tasked with reviewing the city charter and submitting recommended changes. She is a member of the Democratic Executive Committee as well, and was elected as precinct captain for precinct 7050.
Educated at the Maryland Institute, College of Art and at Wesleyan University, Sylvia Moffett has worked in education as an art teacher and program coordinator. She lives in West Palm Beach with John, her husband of 33 years, and is the mother of two children.