Cindy Loeffler received a B.S. in Engineering from Colorado State University in 1984. After working with the USFWS Instream Flow Group for several years, Ms. Loeffler joined the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Resource Protection Division as a coastal hydrologist in 1987. From 1987 to 2001 she worked as part of an interagency team tasked with developing and applying methods to identify freshwater inflow needs for Texas estuaries. In 2001, Ms. Loeffler was named the Water Resources Branch Chief at TPWD. Her duties included managing the Water Quality and Water Quantity Programs and the coordination of Department response to water resource issues affecting fish and wildlife. Ms. Loeffler represented TPWD on the the Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Plan Stakeholder Committee and the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Plan Advisory Committee. Ms. Loeffler retired from TPWD in 2020 and now resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico and San Marcos, Texas.