Dr. Cynthia Patterson is an Associate Professor at the University of South Florida. This is her second term on the UUSP Board of Trustees. Cynthia also served previously as a member and President of the Board of Trustees of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Lakeland. Previously she served UUSP on the Program, Membership, and Worship Committees, and as a member of the Bell Choir. She has been a member of UUSP since 2012, and has led the Sunday morning Women’s Discussion Group since 2017. Cynthia is married to the Rev. Gabriel Oberholzer; she has two daughters from a previous marriage. Gabe has two daughters and a son, and Gabe’s children have blessed them with five grandchildren – four boys and a girl.