Cindy Lerner served as Mayor of Pinecrest, Florida from 2008 - 2016. Throughout her eight year term, Mayor Lerner led the Village to being a leader in sustainable practices, and has been a nationally recognized leader on Climate Change policies. She was invited by the White House to The US - China Climate Leaders Summits in Los Angeles in 2015 and in Bejing in 2016 as a presenter. She served as the Chair of the National League of Cities’ Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Policy Steering Committee, in 2015, on the NLC National Board, on the NLC Presidential Election Task Force. She was a Past President of the Miami-Dade County League of Cities. She currently serves as Vice Chair of the 21st Century Schools Bond Advisory Committee of Miami-Dade’s public schools, on the Advisory Council for The CLEO Institute, and is the Board Chair of the Pace Center for Girls, Miami.
Cindy Lerner was previously elected to the Florida House of Representatives, District 119 in 2000 and served for one term before her District was eliminated in the 2002 Re-districting. She is a proud graduate of Miami Palmetto Senior High School, Tulane University and Emory University School of Law, and is married to Dr. Irv Lerner, a veterinarian, they have three adult children and three grandchildren.