Wilson was on the national board of directors for the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association from 2014-16, and he’s been on the Georgia Athletic Directors Association board since 2003.
Wilson’s family has deep Decatur roots. His mother Elizabeth Wilson was the city’s first and to date only African-American mayor. His older brother, the late Richard Wilson, was the first black athlete to letter at Decatur High, in 1965. His wife Valarie Wilson, a former Decatur School Board chair, is executive director of the Georgia School Boards Association.