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Cynthia King

Cynthia KingCynthia King’s has over 20 years experience in various local, regional and international humanitarian organizations. Recently she traveled to Haiti to work with the United Nations as a database developer/field worker for the Jacmel Area Educational System. She has also worked with Overseas Development Institute as a database consultant for surveys in the upazilas of Bangladesh and for the Global Volunteer Network in developing literacy programs in post-earthquake Haiti.

From 2007-2011 Cynthia was a Member of the Provincial Parliament on Prince Edward Island. She chaired the Standing Committee on Education and Innovation and was a member of Economic Development, Agriculture, Forestry and Environment, Social Development and Innovation Standing Committees. She was appointed to the Executive Council Strategic Planning Board and was named Regional President of l’assembl√© Parliamentaire de la Francophonie.

Prior to entering politics, Cynthia was a comedian for 15 years performing at comedy festivals and for CBC radio and TV. Cynthia’s board experience includes: President of Theatre PEI, Co-Founder of ECO-PEI, Chair of The Queen Street Commons, Squash PEI, and Cycling PEI.

Cynthia has been involved as a volunteer for the Tip to Tip for Africa Bike Ride since its inception in 2005.

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News & Events News

2017 January/February SA Franchise Magazine Article
March 28, 2017
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2016 Annual Giving Letter
March 28, 2017
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2015 Annual Giving Letter
January 5, 2016
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