Cindy Downing joined the San Francisco office in March 2016. Prior to joining the Foundation, Cindy worked at the International Antiviral Society–USA, a nonprofit provider of continuing medical education for physicians providing care to those with HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and other viral infections.
Previously, Cindy worked for the Contra Costa County Health Division’s Public Health and Mental Health departments. In her most recent position at the Contra Costa Mental Health Administration, she helped to design and implement new programs for Contra Costa residents under the initiatives outlined in California’s Mental Health Services Act.
Cindy holds her Bachelor of Arts degree in political science, with a minor in dance, from San Francisco State University, and has earned a certificate in nonprofit management/grantwriting from National University.