Sylvia Johnson

Deputy Legislative Director, United Auto Workers

Dr. Sylvia Johnson is the Deputy Director for the UAW Legislative Department. Prior to this appointment, she worked as lobbyist for the UAW. Some of the legislative issues she works on include social security, health care, OSHA, energy/fuel economy, civil rights, education, and consumer/privacy issues. Prior to becoming a lobbyist, she worked as an occupational epidemiologist in the Health and Safety Department for the UAW in Detroit, Michigan. Before joining the UAW, she was on the faculty in the College of Health Professions at the University of Detroit Mercy in Detroit.