NDPA Board Member

Cindy Johnson

In business, Cindy brings her cum laude degree in accounting and finance along with over forty years of corporate experience.  During that time she has been an accountant, financial analyst, and Director of Programs responsible for multi-million dollar computer system replacement contracts with the U.S Navy, Air Force, and two Canadian power plants. In 1999, Cindy left the corporate world to take over office management at Blue Buoy, and is now co-owner with her husband, Johnny.

Always concerned with water safety, Cindy and Johnny founded the Safer 3 Water Safety Foundation in 2004 and created the Safer 3 Drowning Prevention program.  The Safer 3 message is being used throughout the U.S and is gaining international recognition.  Cindy is on the Boards of Directors of the Safer 3 Water Safety Foundation and National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA), and is currently treasurer of both organizations.

In 2010 Cindy and Johnny were presented with the US Swim School Assoc. Humanitarian Award for their efforts in drowning prevention.  They have presented at numerous events throughout the U.S.,; as key notes at the ascta Convention on Australia’s Gold Coast; Monterrey and Acapulco Mexico; Wellington, New Zealand; Vancouver BC; Uppsala, Sweden; and Vancouver BC.


Phone: 714-227-6000