Cynthia Baron was appointed to the Board in June, 2023. In January 2023, Cynthia also began her role as a Trustee on the ACERA Board of Retirement as the Retired Members Alternate. Cynthia joined the REAC Board to provide accurate and timely information to members, to be an advocate for retiree’s concerns and assist retirees in navigating the retirement system.
Cynthia was raised in Upstate New York and moved to California in 1978. She began her career with the Alameda County Social Services Agency. She worked for 19 years in the Social Services Agency in many different departments; Employment, Children Service and Economic Benefits as a Social Worker, Child Welfare Worker, Child Welfare Supervisor and Program Manager. Cynthia also worked for 14 years in the Human Resources field as a Labor Relations Analyst and the Human Resources Director for the Probation Department. Cynthia retired as the Labor Relations Manager for the County.