Ronald Kendall was appointed to the Park Authority Board in March, 2017 as the Mason District Representative. He fills a vacancy created by the retirement of Frank Vajda. Kendall's term will expire December, 2018.
Most recently, Kendall served as a member of the Green Team advocacy group which helped ensure passage of the 2016 Park Bond. Kendall served two years in Haiti with the Peace Corps and six years at Peace Corps headquarters in Washington, D.C., in administration and program support. He worked for 22 years at the Environmental Protection Agency's Washington headquarters in the Office of Pesticide Programs where his duties included project management, grants management, and regulatory oversight. He led teams in budget and work plan development, as well as program and process improvement, and received many awards during his tenure for collaboration, continuous improvement and promoting excellence in workplace relations. He served as liaison with state, tribal and municipal pesticide programs over many years.
Kendall was born in Richmond, Massachusetts. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of Massachusetts and a Masters in Business from Central Michigan University.