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Santa Cruz County, CA November 7, 2006 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Cynthia Mathews

Candidate for
Council Member; City of Santa Cruz

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Cynthia Mathews has lived in Santa Cruz with her family since 1970, when her husband Bill joined the Astronomy/Astrophysics faculty at UCSC. Her two grown children attended and graduated from local public schools. Four generations of her extended family now live in Santa Cruz, where they are involved in activities related to health, environment, the arts, youth sports and family wellness.

CYNTHIA MATHEWS: Experience that Counts • Elected to Santa Cruz City Council, 1992 & 1996 • Mayor, 1997 • Co-chaired Measure C&D Campaign for Santa Cruz
City Schools, 2002 • Chair, Mission Street Task Force • Depot Site Task Force • City-County Library governing authority • Monterey Bay Sanctuary Interagency Task Force • Vision Santa Cruz: downtown earthquake recovery • Planned Parenthood Mar Monte: Director of Public
Affairs, 1979 - present • Co-founder, Planned Parenthood of Santa Cruz Co. • Founding organizer, Downtown Neighbors • Santa Cruz High School Centennial Committee:
theater and gymnasium renovation • Santa Cruz Arbor Day Committee • Santa Cruz Historical Society • Museum of Art and History • Friends of Wilder Ranch • Conference and Vistors Council • Downtown Management Corporation (Host Program) • Santa Cruz County Women's Commission,1985:
Annual Award for contributions on behalf of women • Downtown Association 1998 "Friend of Downtown" • Santa Cruz Chamber 2000 "Woman of the Year" • Democratic Women's Club 1997 "Woman of the Year"

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