• District 9

    District 9  

  • Areas Represented in District 9:

    • Sheraden
    • Windgap
    • Brighton Heights
    • Perry Hilltop
    • Oakwood
    • Ridgemont 
    • Crafton Heights
    • Chartiers City
    • Parts of Northside 
    • Westwood 
    • Fairywood
    • Elliott
    • Esplen
    • Marshall-Shadeland
    • East Carnegie 
    • West End 
    • Summer Hill 


  • gwalker

    Board Representative:

    Gene Walker 

    Committees Chaired:

    • Safety and Operations

    Committees Co-Chaired:

    • Government  Relations

    About Mr. Walker: 

    Gene Walker has worked in finance, education, direct support, marketing, and nonprofit management. He is a graduate of Peabody High School and received his bachelor’s degree in business and accounting from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. 

    Mr. Walker returned to Pittsburgh in 2009 to work alongside the team at the Pittsburgh Promise in various capacities, including becoming the first Director of Workforce Development in 2015. During his time with the Promise, he was responsible for creating numerous programs, including the District’s We Promise program focused on African American male mentoring, The Promise college tours, and The Promise ambassador program. In 2018, Mr. Walker left The Promise to launch a new nonprofit, Mission C, to provide financial education and support for families facing eviction. In 2019, he left Mission C to support adults with intellectual and physical disabilities with Gene Cook Supports Inc. That same year he became an Accredited Financial Counselor and now provides affordable personal finance management counseling to individuals and families. Mr. Walker and his wife Jenny have two children, both recent graduates of Pittsburgh Public Schools.

    Mr. Walker can be reached by email at gwalker1@pghschools.org.  


  • District 9 Schools:

    • Pittsburgh Chartiers Early Childhood Center
    • Pittsburgh Classical 6-8
    • Pittsburgh Gifted Center
    • Pittsburgh Langley K-8
    • Pittsburgh Morrow PreK-8
    • Pittsburgh Perry High School
    • Pittsburgh Westwood K-5