Cynnie attended Smith College after graduation from Walker’s. She has a long history of supporting farm, forest and coastal land conservation efforts. She currently serves on the boards of Greenwood Garden, a public garden in New Jersey, as well as the Coastal Conservation League and Drayton Hall in South Carolina. Cynnie also served for many years on the board of the New Jersey Conservation Foundation and currently serves on its Advisory Committee. She has been an active member of the Short Hills Garden Club and the Garden Club of America. Cynnie is currently Co-Chair of Walker’s Copper Beech Society.