Cynthia arrived in Stephenville Crossing in 1975, and has served on the Town Council for over 25 years.
Cynthia has 24 years experience teaching in the Western School District and received a Bachelor of Education and a Bachelor of Science from Memorial University. Currently She teaches Adult Basic Education at Keyin College Western. Cynthia is a volunteer with the Bay St. George Chamber of Commerce, Revenue Canada, the Stephenville Crossing Waste Management Committee, and she sits on the Board of Directors for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities as one of the Newfoundland and Labrador representatives. She has been involved with SAM for five years and took on the role of treasurer last year.
She enjoys walking on the local beaches with her husband observing the large number of wildlife in the area. Her favorite sighting are the friendly crows who follow along on their beach walks.
Cynthia Downey was elected SAM Treasurer at the 2017 SAM AGM hosted by the Town of Torbay.