Bio – Cyd Everett




Professional Experience

Mrs. Everett was the principal of her own public relations business, which had such clients as Sonoma County, California wineries, the Wine Institute, and the Council of Wineries of Sonoma County Vintners, for which she organized its first tour to Washington, DC and a wine-tasting at the Mayflower Hotel.  She also established her own clothing design business, for which she designed the clothing line Cyd Associates and imported clothing.  In the fashion field, she has been a buyer for Designer Boutique and a merchandiser for I. Magnin and Company.  In addition, she has been a licensed stockbroker and a licensed realtor in the State of Virginia.

Other Volunteer Activities

Mrs. Everett has served three terms as president and also as a member of the Women’s Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts; as vice president of the Women’s Committee, a member of the executive board, chair of fund-raising events, and embassy liaison during 2012 for the Washington Ballet; on the Women’s Committee and as head of public relations for the National Society of Arts and Letters; and on the Women’s Committee and as embassy liaison in 2012 for Welcome to Washington International Club.

For the International Eye Foundation, Mrs. Everett is the co-chair of its Development Committee for fiscal year 2013 and served as the co-chair of its 2006 gala and its 2007 awards dinner; she also was a member of the Benefit Committee for the 2003 Eye Ball.  She has raised funds for the American Field Service’s international student exchanges and for the National Symphony Orchestra, organized the first gala for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, and chaired the Ear Ball and the Pisces Ball for the Beethoven Society.  A founding member of Arts for the Aging, she also has served on its Gala Committee.  She was the social chair of Mt. Kisco Country Club, New York and the Women’s Club of McLean, Virginia as well as a sustainer of the League of Service in northern Virginia, the Society of the Arts in Pennsylvania, and Marin County Art and Garden Center.  She belongs to Fashion Group International and was the first female member of the Isaac Walton Gun Club.


 International Eye Foundation:  Achievement Award, 2009