Cyndi is an attorney and conservation advocate with more than ten years of experience protecting federal public lands in the Southwest. Cyndi has worked with national and local conservation partners to protect the habitat of native species and ensure good land management policies are implemented to protect natural resources. She holds both a bachelor of science in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and a law degree from the University of Arizona. While in law school Cyndi researched conservation issues related to grazing on state trust lands and co-authored two publications on state trust lands in the West. Cyndi was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona where she enjoys bicycling, hiking, camping, local music and is an appointed member of the Tucson-Pima County Bicycle Advisory Committee.