Cyndi Mellen
Training & Project Management Section Chief

Cyndi Mellen

As the T&P Section Chief, Cyndi collaborates with the Director, Assistant Director, Chief of Staff, and other Section Chiefs to maintain the mission of the organization and develop the strategic vision of the Training & Project Management Section.

She has been NYS certified as an EMT-Basic since December 2013.

Cyndi holds a Master of Public Administration degree in Homeland Security and Information Strategy and Management from the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, University at Albany. As a graduate student, she focused on topic areas in intelligence, counterterrorism and counterinsurgency, and information management. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, summa cum laude, from the Rockefeller College, where she focused on CBRNE terrorism and international relations.

Previously, Cyndi interned with the NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, for the Office of Emergency Management and the Office of Cyber Security. Cyndi was a research assistant with the Professional Development Program for over four years, creating training curricula in data management and performance monitoring for administrative officials throughout New York State.