Winford R. Craig was first appointed to the Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations in June 2007 by Mayor Tom Murphy. Commissioner Craig was reappointed to the Commission by Mayor Luke Ravenstahl in April 2012 and by Mayor William Peduto in April 2015. Commissioner Craig serves as the Chair of the Commission.
Commissioner Craig works as the Director of Information Technology and Director of STEM Programs at the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh. He has taught entrepreneurship and computer science at Robert Morris University and the Community College of Allegheny County, respectively.
Commissioner Craig earned his undergraduate degree at St. Vincent College. In 2012, Commissioner Craig received a Master’s Degree in Biblical Studies from the Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Commissioner Craig is currently a graduate student at Waynesburg University, where he seeks to earn a Master’s of Business Administration, and Walden University, where he works towards a doctoral degree in Public Policy and Administration.
Commissioner Craig is very active in the community, serving as a member of the Wilkinsburg School District Technology Council, the Pittsburgh Board of Education Curriculum Development Committee, the Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School Board of Directors, the Allegheny County Regional Assets District (ARAD), and Western Pennsylvania’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Board. Commissioner Craig also serves as Chairperson of Wilkinsburg Weed and Seed.