Cynthia LeBlanc » Our Board of Directors
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A renowned educator, Dr. Cynthia LeBlanc served as a teacher, principal, central office administrator, and superintendent for 36 years in several Bay Area public schools. She retired from the West Contra Costa Unified School District in 2006. Dr. LeBlanc is a native Californian and a resident of Richmond for over twenty years. After receiving a Bachelor Degree in Psychology from Holy Names College, Cynthia LeBlanc received a Master’s Degree in Education from San Francisco State and a Doctorate Degree in Education, with a focus on Organization and Leadership, from the University of San Francisco.
Dr. LeBlanc is currently President of the Oncology Nurses Society (ONS) Foundation Board. In addition, she has been a volunteer for the American Cancer Society for over 30 years and has served in various capacities at the local, state and national levels. From 2011-2012, Dr. LeBlanc was the chair of the National Governing Board of the American Cancer Society, becoming the first African American woman to serve in this position. She has also served on several other Boards including: Girls Inc., West Contra Costa County, AIDS Project of the East Bay, Presentation High School, and more.
Dr. LeBlanc is active in her Church community where she serves as a Lector and member of the Health Cabinet. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Association of California School Administrators, and Black Women Organized for Political Action.
Dr. LeBlanc has received numerous awards and commendations for her leadership and community involvement.