Cindy Kauffman

Cindy serves as SEEC’s Director of Strategic Operations where she is responsible for the organization-wide facilitation of SEEC’s strategic mission and vision and strategic pilots and initiatives. Cindy joined SEEC in 2012 and has been involved in the disabilities field for over 40 years, having started her career as an intern in a group home with 10 women with developmental disabilities. A few of Cindy’s previous positions nationally and internationally include working for CQL as the Vice President of Business Development and the Director of Accreditation, American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) as an assessor and the Maryland University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (Kennedy Krieger Institute) as the Director of Family Support. Additionally, Cindy spent several years working for the District of Columbia and Maryland state governments as the Director of Quality Assurance and Regional Director of the Eastern Shore and Central regions.

Cindy’s commitment to providing person-centered services for adults with disabilities was forged from personal experience, growing up with two siblings with disabilities. Cindy has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh, a Master’s of Special Education degree from George Washington University and completed all coursework toward a doctoral degree at Johns Hopkins University.