Cindy (she/her) feels excited and honored to join DTI as an educator. She holds a BS in Dramatic Arts, an M.S.Ed. in Education, and is the founder of Tree of Life Wellness Services, LLC. Cindy has been warmly serving parents and professionals alike for well over a decade. She is Certified as a Professional Doula Trainer, Doula, Childbirth Educator, and Breastfeeding Specialist and she was one of the first to become an Evidence Based Birth® Instructor in 2015. She has been invited to speak at conferences, and give trainings, workshops, and classes around the country.
Cindy is a La Leche League Leader (LLLL) and the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Department Coordinator for LLL GSAN and on the LLL USA EDI Committee and Social Media Team at the national level. She will be sitting the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant exam in September 2020.
Cindy identifies as a cis, queer, poly woman. She considers herself a geeky steampunk, and enjoys traveling, tinkering, crafting, theater, music, herbalism, camping, and attending various sci-fi and fantasy cons. She loves being a member of the Board of Trustees of Ridge and Valley Charter School, and volunteering as the head of EDI for the Community Organized Gathering of Steampunks (C.O.G.S. Foundation). Most of all, Cindy loves her family and enjoys spending time with her partner and their six children.