Cindy Wilems

  • October 22, 2019
  • News

Cindy joined Galveston Bay Foundation in June 2017. She graduated from Texas A&M University at Galveston with a degree in Marine Biology in 2002. Prior to joining the Galveston Bay Foundation, she taught biology and aquatic science at J. Frank Dobie High School in Pasadena ISD, where she won teacher of the year at Dobie in 2013 and was named a 2015 Leader in Education for PISD.

Cindy has always instilled a love for the environment in her students. Her classes participated in Galveston Bay Foundation’s Get Hip to Habitat program, Trash Bash, and Bay Day for six years. In 2015, Cindy received the Galveston Bay Foundation Guardian of the Bay award for her work to encourage students to protect Galveston Bay. In 2016, she was inducted into the Hall of Fame at Missisquoi Valley Union High School in Vermont, her alma mater, for her work in environmental education. Cindy’s goal is to encourage more students to go outside and to inspire them to love the environment.