Cindy L. Schofield, who currently serves as the President of Matlinds Estates HOA, filed to run for a seat to represent Ward I on Milford City Council.
Retired from the Philadelphia Police Department as a Sergeant after 30 years of service, Schofield has an Associates degree In Criminal Justice, with honors, from the Philadelphia Community College, a Bachelor of Science degree In Organizational Leadership, Magna Cum Laude, and a Masters of Science degree in Strategic Leadership from Mountain State University. She is a graduate from Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command and was an Adjunct Professor for the University of Phoenix.
“I have worked those 30 years with the mindset that the citizens that I worked for who needed a better Quality of life received it,” said Schofield. “I am a very resourceful person and I used every avenue and tool I could find to make that happen. That is what I would do if I was elected to the Office of City Council.”
As a citizen of Philadelphia, Schofield visited Delaware on vacations and weekends. “It wasn’t until I found myself in Milford that I fell in love with its charm; and I knew just then I wanted to live here,” said Schofield. Purchasing a home in 2009 in Milford, Schofield is currently the President of the Matlinds Estates HOA.
“That’s why I want to run for the Office of City Council. So, that I can be a part of it’s growing into a place that people will want to visit, work and to raise their families,” said Schofield. “The career I have chosen for myself has prepared me for this endeavor.”
If elected to City Council, Schofield plans to be active in working to improve the quality of life for residents. “I want to work with City Council to improve the infrastructure,” said Schofield. “I look forward to working with Police on their future endeavors.”
Schofield is also a Senior Olympics athlete, winning two golds and a bronze medal in swimming in 2017.