Cynthia is the Administrative Assistant to CITRIS at UC Santa Cruz. She provides executive-level support for multiple computer science research centers, including the Storage Systems Research Center (SSRC), Center for Research in Storage Systems (CRSS), Data Science at Santa Cruz (DSSC), and Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS).
She earned her bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies from California State University, San Marcos. She moved to Santa Cruz from San Diego in 2009. Her most recent experience was working with Broadcast Design International, Inc., a studio set design and construction firm, where she specialized in project coordination, accounting and administrative support.