About Cynthia O'Niell

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1988; B.A., Political Science; University of Texas at San Antonio; San Antonio, TX


2008–present; Surveillance Specialist; O’Niell Investigations; Albuquerque, NM
Conducting surveillance operations for clients on a consultant basis in a family-owned and operated private investigation firm.

2008–present; Substitute Teacher; Albuquerque Public School System; Albuquerque, NM
Substitute teach for grades K–12 on an as-needed basis.

2005–present; Vice President of Eisenhower Middle School PTA and S.Y. Jackson Elementary School
Responsible for fund raising events, coordinating special events, and organizing and hosting meetings.

2003–2005; Probation/Parole Officer; State of New Mexico Corrections Department; Albuquerque, NM
Supervised felony, misdemeanor, and parole offenders; maintained and managed a caseload of 70–100 offenders; and reported and testified to district, state, and federal courts. Prepared court documents and reports to district attorneys, defense attorneys, and victims; and conducted monthly field visits to offenders’ homes. Provided assistance to local and state law enforcements officers; arrested and processed offenders into the Bernalillo Metropolitan Detention Center; investigated crimes and violations of probation and parole violators; and assisted offenders in treatment options, vocational opportunities, and employment.

2001–2003; Substitute Teacher K–12; Albuquerque Public Schools; Albuquerque, NM
Facilitated teaching plans for grades K–12, providing a safe and secure learning environment for children.

2001–2002; Administrative Assistant; New Mexico Entrepreneurs Association; Albuquerque, NM
Facilitated meetings, generated minutes, and distributed to members; responsible for membership and communications to the NMEA board; and organized monthly dinners at the Petroleum Club. Collected fees and annual memberships; maintained the Association’s website; and maintained and updated membership records and business contacts via email, telephone, and fax. Also provided managerial assistance as needed to board members.

1998–2001; Homemaker; Albuquerque, NM

1994–1998; Homemaker; Aguadilla, Puerto Rico

1988–1994; Probation Officer; Bexar County Community Supervision and Corrections Department; San Antonio, TX
Skilled in case management, risk and needs assessment, supervision planning, and pre-sentence investigations. Knowledgeable in counseling methods and treatment programs with extensive experience in courtroom procedures and providing written and oral reports to the courts. Have residential work experience in a restitution center as well as in a drug/alcohol treatment facility. Worked in felony probation with cases from six different courts, supervised a misdemeanor caseload of more than 100 cases indirect and direct, and taught Relapse Prevention and Life Skill classes to defendants.


· Substitute Teacher Certificate, State of New Mexico, Licensure Number 287625
· Certified Adult Probation Officer, Texas Department of Criminal Justice Community Justice Assistance Division, June 9, 1990
· Certified in Residential Service, Texas Department of Criminal Justice Community Justice Assistance Division, February 22, 1992
· Forensic training in Managing Sex Offenders’ Computer Use, National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center, January 27, 2004


· S.Y. Jackson Elementary; 20 hours per week
· Administrative Assistant for the Glenwood Hills Neighborhood Association; also served as patrol volunteer
· Administrative Assistant for the New Mexico Entrepreneurs Association
· Borinquen Coast Guard Base pre-school; 20 hours per week
· Borinquen’s Women’s Club, providing volunteer hours and organizing fundraising events for charitable causes
· Member, Glenwood Hills Neighborhood Association
· Member, New Mexico Entrepreneurs Association


Cynthia Dotson O’Niell
13212 Della Longa Lane
Albuquerque, NM 87111-2936