Cinda leads TM&C’s Fuels Regulatory Practice with over 20 years of experience in the energy industry with Flint Hills Resources. She has specialized experience in the areas of state and federal fuel compliance, laboratory quality assurance, and refining fuel certification. Cinda brings comprehensive knowledge of the transportation fuel regulations throughout North America. She is experienced with the Federal EPA Motor Fuel and Vehicle Regulations (including the Renewable Fuel Standard), and the low carbon fuel programs in California, Oregon, and Canada to her clients.
Cinda has experience leading EPA compliance audits, assessing fuel manufacturing compliance programs, assisting with litigation evaluations, and providing regulatory strategic guidance. Cinda leverages her diverse operational experience with her complimentary regulatory knowledge to present clients with economical solutions while operating within the compliance requirements. As an active member of ASTM International and the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, she remains on the forefront of regulatory and industry issues.
Cinda is accredited as a Lead Verifier for California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standards as well as California’s Mandatory Green House Gas Regulations for Oil and Gas. She graduated from the University of Arkansas with a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and is a licensed Professional Engineer (Minnesota).