Cyndi has served as the Chairperson of the MSA Coalition since 2017. A life-long New Jersey resident, Cyndi completed her doctoral work at Columbia University and is currently a full-time mathematics professor. Cyndi was a primary caregiver to her mother, Dolores, who lost her battle with MSA on Mother’s Day 2009, after which Cyndi became an outspoken advocate for support, education, and research. If those of us who have travelled this path do not help, then who will?” Cyndi’s areas of interests on the Board include education and conference planning, along with support services. She has been a driving force in the development of the MSA Global Advocacy Consortium, bringing together established charities to increase support and education worldwide and strengthen the voice of the MSA community.