Sunday, October 4, 2015
Cindy Stewart has worked as the City of Troy’s Community Affairs Director since 1998. As a City employee, she organizes and promotes all of Troy’s official functions, publishes Troy Today, and works with City Manager on strategic planning, citizen surveys, citizen engagement projects and community conversations.Cindy also coordinates the Government Cable Television Channel including meeting coverage as well as special programs, weekly news, public service announcements, and the bulletin board. She serves as the City liaison & Chairperson for Intergovernmental Cable Communications Authority and partners with the Troy School District and Troy Chamber of Commerce on a variety of events throughout the year.
Cindy is also a dedicated volunteer in Troy and gives her time and talent to region-based nonprofit organizations that support youth, cultural enrichment, and safe communities. She started working with the Boys & Girls Club of Troy soon after arriving in Troy and has been a key organizer of the organization’s annual fundraiser, the Taste of Troy. Cindy also serves on the boards of many local nonprofit groups including Troy Youth Assistance,Troy Police & Fire Benevolent Association, Troy Police Honor Guard, Troy People Concerned, the Troy Historical Society, and the Troy School District Diversity & Inclusion Council. In her spare time Cindy volunteers as a Probation Officer at 52-4 District Court.
Jeff and Cindy Stewart have two sons, one who survived a serious cancer over 20 years ago. Therefore Cindy also volunteers for the Charles A. Main, MD Pediatric Cancer Survivor Scholarship Fund Committee at Beaumont Hospital.
For her outstanding community service Cindy Stewart was recognized as Troy’s Distinguished Citizen of the Year in 2013. Say hello to Cindy the next time you are in City Hall. . . if you can catch her!
Personal Interview with Cindy Stewart, 2013
To commemorate the City of Troy’s 60th Anniversary in 2015, we will publish a different story each day that highlights a person, discovery, or event that occurred locally, regionally, nationally, or even globally between 1955 and 2015 and that helped shape our lives and our community. We will try to post stories on important anniversary dates, but we also realize that dates are less critical than content and context. We will include the facts related to controversial stories, allowing our readers to form their own opinions. We invite you to read and comment on the stories. Your suggestions for topics are also welcome and can be posted on our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/TroyHistoricVillage. You can also email stories or ideas to the 365 Story Editor at firstname.lastname@example.org.