Cinda Edwards has been the Sangamon County Coroner since June 1, 2011. Prior to becoming Coroner, Cinda had a notable career and lifestyle of caring for others as a registered nurse in Springfield. After working on the Neurosurgical Unit at Memorial and the Emergency Room at St. John’s, she began working as clinical director for Priority Care, a new business model designed to meet the demands for convenient and accessible health care. Over a span of 28 years, Cinda’s role of coordinating a busy clinic while continuing to care for patients was vital to the success and growth of Priority Care.
Cinda has been elected to and served as Chair of the Lincoln Land Community College Board of Trustees and is a contributor to Lincoln Land Community College, Southwinds Park, Hoogland Center for the Arts, Big Brothers Big Sisters and other Charities.
Since becoming Coroner, she has used her passion to elevate the Coroner’s Office to the current standards as outlined by the Medico-Legal Death Investigation protocols.