Kendalyn has been working at Camp Fire Alaska since 2019, where she began as Marketing Coordinator. She holds a BA in Studio Art and a BA in English from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. In 2014, she moved to Fairbanks, Alaska where she earned an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. After graduate school and before coming to Camp Fire, she completed a year of AmeriCorps VISTA service, which was her introduction to non-profit development work. Outside of Camp Fire, she serves on the board of 49 Writers, teaches Creative Writing and Literature as an adjunct faculty of UAF, and engages in service around food justice and sovereignty issues. She loves to explore the world, garden, forage, bake bread, and spend time with her three dogs.