Sylvia was born and raised in Puerto Rico, moved to Florida and graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a B.S. in Psychology and is fluent in Spanish.
Sylvia has worked as a paralegal in both civil and criminal law sectors. She has been heavily involved in Indian Land schools serving as Chair and holding officer positions for 8 years as part of the Parent Teacher Organization. She has also worked as a substitute at Indian Land Elementary and as a pre-school teacher at Indian Land Academy.
Sylvia has resided in Indian Land for 17 years along with her husband, Edgar who is VP of Engineering for a national mortgage company, and her two children, Alyssa and Jonah. She enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. She loves the Indian Land community as is looking forward to helping her community.