Cindy Goodin is the Workforce Development Coordinator in the Workforce Development Division of South Delta Planning and Development District. In this role, she joins other Division employees as support staff for the Delta Workforce Development Board.
Cindy graduated from East Central Community College with an Associate of Arts Degree and from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree. Her work experience includes various jobs in the private, non-profit, and state government sectors.
Early in her career, Cindy spent some time working in the private sector. She eventually joined Mississippi State Government and worked a combined 29 years for the State. During her eight plus years at the Mississippi Department of Human Services, Cindy’s various roles included Child Support Fiscal Officer, Medicaid and TANF Eligibility Worker, Children’s Health Insurance Program Administrator, Communications Officer, and Legislative Liaison. At the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services (MDRS), Cindy spent 16 plus years in the various roles of Regional Coordinator of the Job Development and Placement Program, Governmental Relations Coordinator, Interim Assistive Technology Director, Workforce Liaison, Public Transportation Liaison, and Vocational Rehabilitation State Plan Editor. Her final four years in state government were at the Mississippi Community College Board (MCCB) where she worked as Program Specialist for Specialized Training Pathways identifying opportunities and pathways for underserved and at-risk students.
Cindy left state government briefly in 2016 to join the Workforce Division at Central Mississippi Planning and Development District, working three years as WIOA Performance Coordinator for the Southcentral Mississippi Works Workforce Development Board.
In Cindy’s past roles she represented MCCB on the Mississippi Department of Education’s Special Education Advisory Panel and on the board for the Mississippi Association of Child Care Agencies. Additionally, while at MCCB she completed the Mississippi Community College Leadership Academy. While at MDRS she served as President of the Rehabilitation Association of Mississippi and a former Board Member of the Mississippi Chapter of APSE, whose focus is on Employment First for individuals with disabilities She is an individual member of the Southeastern Employment and Training Association (SETA) and previously served two years as the Mississippi State Representative on the SETA Board.
Cindy currently divides her time between Greenville, MS where she is stationed for South Delta and Ridgeland, MS where she currently resides.