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Cindy Patrice Paulson-Schiefelbein, American Occupational therapist. Avocations: writing, weaving, watercolor, golf, barrier-free and universal architectural design. Fax: 530-887-0588. F C.


Paulson-Schiefelbein, Cindy Patrice was born on April 16, 1949 in San Jose, California, United States. Daughter of Gordon Delmar and Necia Rose (Rhodes) Paulson-Schiefelbein.


Bachelor in Cultural Anthropology, University of California-San Diego, La Jolla, 1971;Master of Arts in Occupl. Therapy, University of Southern California, 1975;MATh, Fuller Theological Seminary, 1979.


Program director, California Youth Home, Inglewood, 1973-1976;private practice, Pasadena, California, 1979-1982;private practice, Phoenix, 1982-1988;private practice, Tempe, Arizona, 1986-1988;private practice, Sacramento, California, 1988-1990;administrator, president of the board directors, SMARTS 4 U, Covina, California, 1980-1982;occupational therapy supervisor, Burger Rehabilitation, Folsom, California, 1989-1992;area therapy supervisor, Burger Rehabilitation, Folsom, 1992-1994;regional director, Burger Rehabilitation, Folsom, 1994-1997. Clinical instructor occupational therapy University of Southern California, 1976-1979. Co-chairman legislation network Occupational Therapy Association California, 1976.

Consultant UniversalDesign, 1991-1994. Consultant and conducts workshops in field.


Volunteer McCain for Congress campaign, Tempe, Arizona, 1982, Maricopa County Health Department, Phoenix, 1985. Agency relations volunteer Valley of Sun United Way, Phoenix, 1985-1986. Member Task Force for Occupational Therapists in the Schools, 1986-1988.

Board directors Covina (California) Presbyterian Church, 1981-1982, member board spiritual life, Auburn, California, 1989-1994, since 2002, pastoral search committee, 1989-1990, long range planning committee, 1989-1991. Board directors Auburn Ravine Terrace, since 1998, board president 1999, board vice president since 2000. Board directors Interfaith Food Closet, board secretary, since 2001.

Founding member Auburn Thinkers Lecture Series, since 2000. Member American Occupational Therapy Association (certified, editorial board American Journal Occupational Therapy 1982-1984, national conference committee for special events 1987-1988), Arizona Occupational Therapy Association, (chairman physical disability committee 1984-1985, member curriculum development committee 1986-1987), Occupational Therapy Association California, Network for National Symposium on Healthcare Design, Soroptomists (board directors 1985-1986).


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    Avocations: writing, watercolor, barrier-free and universal architectural design.