SEAN A. WILSON
Since 2012 Mayor Wilson has been involved in his community in several capacities.
He has served as a local Pastor of Greater Faith Church since 2011.
He assisted with flood and disaster recovery efforts since 2013, supporting the floods of 2013, 2015, and 2017 as an AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer and was assigned as the representative of the local Pulaski County Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD) responsible for Pulaski County program development relief efforts. After completing his time with VISTA, he was nominated as the chair of COAD and continues to function in that capacity.
He is an active Waynesville/ Saint Robert Chamber member and volunteers his time as a Choices presenter, instructor for Leadership Pulaski County Classes, and instructor for the Junior Leadership Development Program. Sean was also the previous Government and Military Affairs Committee Chair (6 years), to name a few.
Mayor Wilson was also an active volunteer with the Waynesville R-VI School district as a Mentor for the Way Connect program to help high-risk youth. He played a critical role in initiating the program with Freedom Elementary.
He has also volunteered his services with the "Dad's Mentoring Dad's" program in Phelps County, a program for fathers who did not have fathers.
Mayor Wilson was the 2019 Tree of Lights Honorary Chair for the Salvation Army (raising $99,612.45), and Bell Ringer for the Salvation Army.
He has coordinated events for the community, such as the Annual Waynesville Pumpkin Fest and the National Kids to Park Day event. He also served as a Chaplain with Days of Hope, providing spiritual care for youth assigned to residential facilities.
Mayor Wilson is also a trained Civil Mediator with the Saint Louis Conflict Resolution Center and a Mediator for the 25th Circuit Court Missouri Bar.
He has been recognized as the 2017 Waynesville-Saint Robert Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the year, recipient of the Meramec Regional Outstanding Volunteer award in 2017, the 2018 December Volunteer of the Month for AARP Drivers Safety, and the 2021 Citizen of the Year recipient.
Mayor Wilson was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Theology with the School of the Great Commission College. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Liberty University in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Master’s degree in Professional Counseling from Webster University. He is currently attending Liberty University pursuing his Educational Doctorate Degree in Community Counseling with an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy.
Sean and his wife Janice are both retired Army veterans and choose to reside here in the city of Waynesville with their two Children (Sean II and Anihya), who have since graduated High School and are both attending college in Springfield.
SERVING YOUR CITY
Mayor Wilson is a retired Army Veteran who has served as a city council member since April 2019.
Mayor Wilson began his service with the City of Waynesville as a Park Board member in June 2016, where he served for almost two years before being appointed as the Park Board President in 2018. He served as president for a year before being elected as councilman for Ward III.
As a City Councilman, Mr. Wilson served on committees such as Roads and Grounds, Utilities, Waynesville/Saint Robert Regional Airport Board, and the Emergency Services and Police committee.
Mayor Wilson was selected by the Council in 2022 to serve as Mayor Pro Tem and in that capacity he has developed an extensive training and mentoring program for freshman board and commission members. He has also became the first Certified Municipal Official of the City of Waynesville, through an extensive program offered by the Missouri Municipal League.
Mayor Wilson sits as a committee member of the city’s Build it Better Program, which helps qualified families acquire assistance to help reduce their utility bills by improving their homes with energy efficient upgrades. He was also selected to serve as the representative for the City of Waynesville for the CARES Act program in 2020, where he helped distribute $1 million dollars to qualifying small businesses throughout the county. Mayor Wilson was also instrumental in donating his time and designing the digitalization of the application to improve the efficacy of submissions for that program.