Cynthia was born in 1949. She currently resides in central Florida while writing the sequel to No Such Thing: The Committee, as well as an epic trilogy of fantasy/romance chronicles along with comp...view moreCynthia was born in 1949. She currently resides in central Florida while writing the sequel to No Such Thing: The Committee, as well as an epic trilogy of fantasy/romance chronicles along with compiling a collection of original poems.
She has a 1990 B.A in both Sociology and Religion from DePaul University-(Barat College of the Sacred Heart (now sold for condos) in Lake Forest, Illinois, as well as Urban Politics studies at the graduate level from the School of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin. She is a retired Federal agent specializing in interview and investigative field research. She is an activist for the homeless and lectures and advises interested entities on affordable low-income housing concepts.
She is a recipient of a milieu of awards including the 1989 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities. She is one of President George Bush Sr. and Gen. Colin Powell’s 1000 Points of Light in 1992 when she received the award for her advocacy with the homeless. She was a founding member of Lake County, Il. P.A.D.S. emergency shelter system; founding member of the award winning Redmond/Bellevue, WA. A.R.C.H. affordable housing consortium; City of Sedona, Arizona Housing Commissioner in 2003-5; as well as the Town of Jerome,AZ. Affordable Housing Coordinator and volunteer at the Town City Hall and tour guide. She is passionate about stemming the feminization of poverty prevalent in the United States.
She is the single parent of two sons, her first born having graduated the University of Southern Colorado and Post Grad degrees is a successful business entrepreneur; while her youngest son dabbles in the restaurant businesses of downtown Seattle and Miami areas. She is allowed to share her dwellings with her feline rescue companions, Siamese/Tabby, Tiger-Lily and Mexi-Mix, Gretchen.view less