Cynthia L. Fountaine's Service | School of Law | SIU

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Cynthia L. Fountaine's Service

Dean Fountaine has been active in professional and community service. She has been a volunteer for the American Bar Association’s Rule of Law Initiative, and she served on the Law School Admission Council’s Committee on Misconduct and Irregularities in the Admissions Process, and on various ABA committees, such as the Ethics 2000 Advisory Committee and the Commission on Women Committee. Fountaine has served on two ABA law school site inspection teams. She is a member of the Tarrant County (Texas) Bar Association and the Dallas Bar Association. She is a Life Fellow of the Tarrant County Bar Foundation. She has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Texas Re-Entry Services, and been a member of the Rotary Club of Fort Worth. In addition, she served on the Tarrant County Bar Association’s Diversity Committee. She was on the planning committee for the Wingspread VIII P-20 Pipeline Conference, which brought together lawyers, judges, and scholars to discuss ways to enhance diversity in the legal profession by reaching out to school-aged children with mentoring programs and enhanced civics education.