Phil Little has dedicated his entire career to public service at both the federal and state level. Phil has worked as a teacher with the Freedom Area School District, working with students on subjects of special education and history. Upon leaving Freedom, Phil was appointed to manage and oversee the Housing Authority of The County of Beaver’s BRIDGE Subsidy program. In his time with the housing authority, Phil acted as a liaison with the public in breaking down the negative stigma of public housing, and rental subsidies, all while successfully working with the private housing industry to house mental health consumers in Beaver County. In 2014 Phil joined the Office of Public Engagement (formerly the Education & Outreach Unit) in the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office. While with the Office of Public Engagement, Phil has traveled throughout western Pennsylvania educating all Pennsylvania, including students, parents, and seniors, about bullying, cyberbullying, child predators, internet and social media safety, the opioid epidemic, and elder abuse. Phil also serves on several community boards to help keep Pennsylvanians safe. He currently serves as a member of the Beaver County Drug Abuse Coalition, and the Beaver County Alliance for Consumer Protection. In 2016, Phil was awarded a proclamation by the Greene County Commissioners for his work in educating the citizens of Greene County on the opioid epidemic.
Phil has received his Bachelor’s Degree from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, and his Master’s degree from Western Governors University. He and his wife, Tara reside in the North Hills of Pittsburgh with their two sons.