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Andy Kendall

Executive Director, Henry P. Kendall Foundation

Andy Kendall became executive director of the Henry P. Kendall Foundation in 2012, and is now launching its new program focused on helping build a stronger local food system in New England. When he was recognized as a Barr Fellow in 2009, he was president of The Trustees of Reservations, a Massachusetts institution founded in 1891 to protect properties of exceptional ecological, historic, and scenic value.

Andy previously worked at New Hampshire Audubon, where he led a $10-million effort to redevelop a portion of an abandoned state hospital site in the Boston’s Mattapan neighborhood, and oversaw the development of a seventy-acre nature education facility for low income youth. He has also worked on global conservation issues in Costa Rica.