About Cindy 

Cindy is a native Californian, who comes from a Union family; her mother was a union shop steward in San Francisco. As a young woman, she was active with Young Democrats and volunteered on the McGovern for President Campaign. Professionally she worked as an IT Project and Program Manager for the US Army Corps of Engineers and remains part of a group of retirees ready to jump in to help the Corps in times of disaster or other emergency situations.

She and her husband, John, have lived in Fairfax for 39 years, where she has volunteered extensively. In prior years she served on the Park and Recreation Board, The Fairfax Volunteers Board, and on the Marin County Library Commission as a Hal Brown appointee. Currently she serves as Chair of the Fairfax Planning Commission, and serves on the Citizens’ Disaster Council and the County CERT Steering Committee.  She also serves on the boards of the Friends of the Fairfax Library and the Friends of the Marin County Free Library. She volunteers with the Marin Humane Society and the English Springer Rescue Association.

Recreationally, she enjoys tennis and competes with her Springer Spaniel, Hannah, in scent work competitions.

“Our town’s greatest  strengths and most desirable characteristics, for locals and visitors alike, are its eclectic mix of small, locally owned businesses, its park like setting and its walkability and bike-ability. I pledge to maintain and protect what makes Fairfax, Fairfax.”
Cindy Swift