Sylvia began her career in Avondale as a teenager. She became a city employee in October of 1989, and she was proud of her 059 employee ID number. Sylvia worked in the Public Works Department, and moved to the Engineering and Developmental Services in 1996. In 2005, Sylvia moved to the Community Recreation Department, now known as Parks, Recreation, Libraries Department. Sylvia loved working for Avondale. If anyone wanted to know what news was happening in the City, Sylvia was THE reliable source.