Secretary and Marketing Committee Chair
the the Mary V. Dodge Award for Outstanding School Music Teacher for 2011-2012 and was also a quarter-finalist for the Music Educator Grammy Award in 2015. She is the founder of the Portland Community Wind Band (2005), and conducted the ensemble for six years. Cynthia performs regularly in the Portland area- on timpani with the PCWB, as a vocalist, bassist and flutist with the Second Wind Jazz group and subs with the Oregon Symphonic Band. Ms. Plank was published this year in the series Teaching Music Through Performance In Jazz, Vol II, and was recently selected as one of School Band and Orchestra Magazine’s 50 Directors Who Make a Difference. When she is not in the classroom, at the gym or on stage, Ms. Plank enjoys gardening,traveling with her husband Corey, and posting cat videos on Facebook.
Board Member, Executive Committee
Immediate Past Secretary, Education Committee Chair
Immediate Past Board President
Past Board President