Traci Kendall is the Executive Director of Operations, and Community and Local Government Relations at George Mason University. Ms. Kendall began her career with the university in 1996 and is responsible for the strategic direction of community and local government relations at George Mason University, including tactical partnership and relationship development, outreach programs/initiatives, and regional economic development and multi-jurisdictional collaboration. The mission of the office is to communicate the university’s future plans and current goals and objectives to its various external communities, develop long term partnerships, programs, and information exchange opportunities between the university and its multiple constituencies, and promote Mason’s resources to external audiences.
Over the years, Ms. Kendall has served on the Board of Directors for Leadership Fairfax, Inc., the Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, and Volunteer Fairfax, as well as serving on a number of boards and commissions for Fairfax County.
Ms. Kendall received her BA in public relations and speech communications at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA.