Term Expires November 2014
Cynthia Smith has been a member of the SHUSD Board of Trustees since December 2010. She serves on the K-5 Program Evaluation, Preschool, Curriculum, City/Chamber/Schools, Cross-Cultural/Community, and Student Discipline Sub-Committees.Outside of her work as a Trustee for SHUSD, Cindy is the Managing Partner of Coombs & Dunlap, LLP, concentrating her practice on employment and business law. Smith grew up in Los Altos, did her undergraduate work at Stanford University majoring in Art History, and completed her education at UC Davis Law School. She moved to St. Helena in 1989. She lives in town with her husband, Burges, one dog and three chickens. Her daughter, Emilyn, graduated from Stanford University in 2010, lives in San Francisco and works for a software company in San Mateo. Her son Truitt, a 2009 graduate of St. Helena High School, is a senior at Portland State University. Truitt is majoring in Spanish and plans to be a teacher.
Prior to joining the School Board, Cindy was a member of the group that spearheaded St. Helena’s new Skatepark. She has been an active volunteer throughout SHUSD for 20 years.