Cindy Fernandes is the director of the City of Winnipeg’s Community Services Department. With 25 years’ experience in local government, Cindy is responsible for a diverse portfolio of public services delivered by the City of Winnipeg with an operating and capital budget of over 120 million dollars.

Program areas of responsibility include: Community By-law Enforcement Services including the administration of the federal government’s Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) for Winnipeg, Community Development and Recreation Services, Aquatic Services, Library Services and the Department’s Asset Management office.

Cindy is a member of the Immigrant Partnership Winnipeg Council Board, the Winnipeg Civic Employees Benefits Program Board, and is a city representative on the Canadian Municipal Network on Crime Prevention.