- Cynthia Haynes at a glance
Born: Lodi Memorial Hospital.
Education: Lodi High graduate; MBA degree in
marketing and public relations at San Jose State University.
Occupation: Negotiates smart-meter agreements
with municipalities for Pacific Gas & Electric Co., a position
she has held since 2006.
Previous positions: Placer County tourism
director, 2003-06; city of Lodi community promotions director,
1999-2006; previously worked for PG&E, totaling 20 years during
her two stints at the utility. Her first job was as a
Family: Parents Bert and Irene Haynes, of
— Source: Cynthia Haynes
- Cynthia Haynes’ accomplishments
- Started Lodi's Parade of Lights.
- Led revitalization of Downtown Lodi and Cherokee Lane.
- Started Lodi's Veterans Day parade, Farmers Market (with John
Ledbetter) and the Art Hop. She hopes to resurrect the Veterans Day
parade in Lodi.
- Started United Way's Community Day of Caring.
- Involved in graffiti abatement in Lockeford.
- Placed a time capsule at the Lodi train station. To be opened
- Organized foundation to get Lodi All-Veterans Plaza created in
- Spearheaded restoration of the historical Lodi Arch bear.
- Served on the Lodi Memorial Hospital Foundations, united Way,
American Cancer Society, Sierra Children's Adoption Agency, among
others. "I've been on at least 20 boards in my lifetime," she
- Helped start a pumpkin carving festival, Victorian Christmas
crafts fair and Lodi's first all-British car show.
— Source: Cynthia Haynes; News-Sentinel staff
Posted: Friday, December 31, 2010 12:00 am
Updated: 6:32 am, Fri Dec 31, 2010.
Cynthia Haynes, CEO of the Clements-Lockeford Chamber of
Commerce, was honored by Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for her
volunteer work for the chamber and Hospice of San Joaquin.
Haynes is one of five PG&E employees throughout California
to receive the Frederick Mielke Award for community volunteerism.
The utility gave her $5,000 to donate to a charity of her choice.
She selected Hospice of San Joaquin, which provides medical and
care for families of terminally ill patients.
Friday, December 31, 2010 12:00 am.
Updated: 6:32 am.