Past Employment: Director for Advocacy, Illinois Association of School Boards

Community & Service Experience:

  • Member: Citizens Advisory Council for CUSD #200
  • Co-Chair: Wheaton Community Partners in Poetry
  • School Board Member: Glen Ellyn Elementary District #41
  • PTA Board Member: Picture Mom; reading tutor

Cynthia holds a BA degree in English Literature and Psychology from Elmira College and an MA in English Literature from Fairleigh-Dickinson University.  Cynthia is also a certified Montessori teacher. Cynthia moved to Wheaton in 1999 from Glen Ellyn.  Her three grown sons are products of Glen Ellyn schools and all live out of state with their families. She is a proud grandmother of six grandchildren.