Office and Radio Communications Support Services Specialist
Sylvia was born in Corpus Christi, Texas. She attended Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, San Jacinto, College in Pasadena, Texas, and University of Houston-Clear Lake, Houston, Texas. She has earned certifications and achievement certificates for attending specialized radio communications training courses. She received the NASA Exceptional Service Medal in 1999, the Space Flight Awareness Award in 1996, and the Equal Opportunity Award
Sylvia joined NASA in 1982 at Johnson Space Center (JSC). Throughout her career at NASA, she has been responsible for several assignments, including managing the radio communication and miscellaneous office equipment programs at the JSC. She serves as an active member of the JSC Emergency Operations Configuration Management Board. Is an alternate radio communication officer and representative to the Emergency Response Team.
NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) is located in Houston, Texas; it was established in 1961 as the Manned Spacecraft Center. The Center was renamed in 1973 in honor of the late President Lyndon B. Johnson.
NASA JSC serves as the lead NASA center for the International Space Station — a U.S.-led collaborative effort of 16 nations, and the largest, most powerful, complex human facility to ever operate in space.
NASA JSC is also home to the NASA astronaut corps, and is responsible for training space explorers from the United States and our space station partner nations. As such, it is the principal training site for both space shuttle crews and International Space Station Expedition crews.
For more information, visit NASA Johnson Space Center home page.